''Astonishing...A strange, sombre, sobering triumph.'' Sydney Morning Herald
The settlement of Wahrheit, founded in exile to await the return of the Messiah, has been waiting longer than expected. Pastor Helfgott has begun to feel the subtle fra... read more
This novel confirms Hornung as one of Australia’s finest writers. Set in an indeterminate rural location during the 19th century, this story begins with an act of violence that leaves Benedict, bereft. Unmoored by grief he moves into a barn, where the... read more
"A literary star is born." Australian Women's Weekly My mother had morphed into versions of all kinds of boyfriends before Jason. She'd been a cowboy boot wearer and a biker chick and a Liberal voter. She'd been a person who went to raves in the bush and a person who watched horror movie... read more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss in this new work of fiction by #1 bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.
Winner of The Story Prize - A Washington Post and New Yor... read more
Strout has an incredible knack for making the minutiae of life resonant and significant. In this story, we are taken into the lives of the inhabitants of a rural town, as they negotiate love, loss, reconciliation and separation. With startlingly spare prose, Strout illumin... read more
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|Awards:||Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2017 Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction|
2017 Man Booker Prize Longlist 2018 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is a dazzling new novel by the internationally celebrated author of The God of Small Things. It takes us on an intimate journey of many years across the... read more
'Superior storytelling... excellent' - Daily Mail
A hot summer. A shocking murder. A town of secrets, waiting to explode...
A beautiful young teacher has been murdered, her body found in the lake, strewn with red roses. Local policewoman Detective Sergeant Gemma Woodstock pu... read more