Pearl remembers Nell's feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the middle toe like a small prawn. They all have a curled fourth toe - Diana, Lucy, Pearl. When Pearl's grandmother Nell dies unexpectedly, Pearl and her ... read more
Heart of the Grass Tree is a remarkably assured debut that announces Molly as a significant new Australian literary talent. The novel, which evokes Kangaroo Island with vivid intensity, draws on the early history of the island to show how the past informs everything that f... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted Miles Franklin 2019 Winner ABIA Book of the Year 2019 Winner ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Winner Matt Richell New Writer of the Year 2019 Winner Audio Book of the Year 2019 Winner UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing - NSW Premier's Awards 2019 Winner Debut Fiction Australian Indie Awards 2019 Winner Book of the Year Australian Indie Awards 2019|
An utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate and a boy's coming of age, set in 1980s Australia and infused with the originality, charm, pat... read more
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Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding.
Machines Like Me occurs in a... read more
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From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire.
In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgemen... read more
The Doll Factory, the debut novel by Elizabeth Macneal, is an intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession. London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it i... read more
Let me tell you about our brother. The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay. Everything happened to him. We were all of us changed through him. The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules. A family of ramshackle tragedy - their mother is dead, their father has fle... read more
Mariastella Fortuna, known as Stella, was born into rural poverty in a Calabrian village in the early 20th century. After being abandoned by their father, who left to seek his fortune in L'America, Stella grew up with her beloved mother Assunta, h... read more
A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt's own illustrations - a tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved writers. Fresh from Minnesota and hungry for all New York has to offer, twenty-thre... read more
A universal story of love, friendship, and growing up.
At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his ... read more
A brilliant young doctor is dead … and someone has to take the blame. Former refugee David Tran becomes the Golden Boy of Australian medical research and invents a drug that could transform immunology. Eight volunteers are recruited for the first human trial, a crucial step on the ... read more
A compulsive, note-perfect debut for fans of The Virgin Suicides and Picnic at Hanging Rock 'We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song and when one came back, she wasn't the one we were trying to... read more
The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean
Set in 1992, a palpable endless Australian summer, three sisters disappear during a school concert. This beautifully paced atmospheric novel is narrated by 11 yr old Tikka, an endearing character who is witness to m... read more