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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Overall Best Book 2009 and ABIA Australian Book of the Year 2009 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2010.

WINNER OF THE COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZE 2009 LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2010
'A tremendously vital book in every sense.' - Sunday Times
At a suburban barbecue one afternoon, a man slaps an unruly boy.
The boy is not his son.
It is a single act of... read more

The Slap
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

A beautiful new limited edition paperback of Restless, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list She continued her cross-examination and watched Romer's pleasure grow; he was enjoying this, she saw, and his enjoyment began to anger her. Th... read more

Restless: Bloomsbury Modern Classics
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015. Long-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015.

Winner of the 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlisted for the 2015 Voss Literary Prize and the 2015 Stella Prize Longlisted for the 2016 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
Meet Jimmy Flick. He's not like other kids - he's both too fast and too slow.... read more

The Eye of the Sheep
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award A modern classic, "Housekeeping" is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, the eccentr... read more

Housekeeping
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

"My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost..."
The hero of Hanif Kureishi's debut novel is dreamy teenager Karim, desperate to escape suburban South London and experience the forbidden fruits which the 1970s seem to offer. When the unl... read more

The Buddha of Suburbia
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Reading Level:General Adult

A new edition to tie in with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee's film adaptation.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (FTI)
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Joint winner of Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Australian Novelists Award 1998 (Australia). Short-listed for NSW Premier's Literary Awards 1999 (Australia) and Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 1997 (Australia).

'There were good times and bad times, but in the beginning there were more good times. When I first met Candy those were the days of juice, when everything was bountiful. Only much later did it all start to seem like sugar and blood, blood and sugar...It's like you're cruising along ... read more

Candy
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Series:Faber Modern Classics Ser.

Paul Auster's brilliant debut novels, City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room brought him international acclaim for his creation of a new genre, mixing elements of the standard detective fiction and postmodern fiction. City of Glass combines dark, ... read more

New York Trilogy: Faber Modern Classics
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

An international bestseller and a modern classic, this suspenseful epic of one family's tragic undoing and their remarkable reconstruction has been read, adored and shared by millions around the world.This new edition for 2017 features a cover design by award-winning f... read more

The Poisonwood Bible
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The Kite Runner: Bloomsbury Modern Classics
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

A lush, thrilling debut about a year in the life of a uniquely beguiling young woman, set in the wild, alluring world of a famous downtown New York restaurant. Let's say I was born when I came over the George Washington Bridge... This is how we meet unforgettable Tess, the 22-y... read more

Sweetbitter
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Series:Bloomsbury Classics Ser.
Awards:Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1992 Winner of the Golden Man Booker Award in 2018, celebrating 50 years of the Man Booker Literary Award.

"Hana, the Canadian nurse exhausted by death and grieving for her own dead father; Caravaggio, the maimed thief-turned-Allied-agent; Kip, the emotionally detached Indian sapper each is haunted in different ways by the man they know only as the English patient, a nameles... read more

The English Patient
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