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 Contemporary

With an introduction by Martin Scorsese'One of the finest historical novels written by anyone, anywhere . . . Flawless' - David MitchellFather Rodrigues is an idealistic Portuguese Jesuit priest who, in the 1640s, sets sail for Japan on a determined mission to help the brutally oppres... read more

Silence : FTI
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Wife. Mother. Spy. A double life is no life at all. Since the disappearance of her husband in 1951, Laura Leverett has been living in limbo with her daughter in Geneva. All others see is her conventional, charming exterior; nobody guesses the secret she is carrying. Her double life b... read more

A Quiet Life
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 Contemporary

It's 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. In their benighted new world, Pearl and Stasha Zagorski take refuge in their identical natures, comforting themselves with the private language and shared games of their childhood. As part of the expe... read more

Mischling
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 Short Stories (Anthologies)

Awards:Winner of Dylan Thomas Prize 2017.

The Night Guestintroduced an Australian writer 'with the promise of literary greatness' (Los Angeles Times). The High Places delivers on that promise.
The dazzling stories in this collection find those moments when people confront the strangeness and mystery of the... read more

High Places
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

One of People magazine's Best Books of Fall--"Morton's moody, suspenseful latest is the perfect page-turner for a chilly night."
 
From the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Secret Keeper and The Distant Hours, an intricately plott... read more

The Lake House
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 Contemporary

Reading Level:General Adult

The breathtaking new novel from the bestselling author of ORPHAN TRAIN. No one can unearth little known moments in history like Christina Baker Kline and illuminate them so perfectly. For decades, Christina Olson's whole world has been a rocky, windswept point on the coast of... read more

A Piece of the World
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 Contemporary

Who is the real Sophie Stark? The Life and Death of Sophie Stark is the story of an enigmatic film director, told by the six people who loved her most. Brilliant, infuriating, all-seeing and unknowable, Sophie Stark makes films said to be 'more like life than life i... read more

Life and Death of Sophie Stark
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 Contemporary

Awards:Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2013.

A story of a dysfunctional but deeply loveable family reunited, INSTRUCTIONS FOR A HEATWAVE by Maggie O'Farrell already feels like a contemporary classic. It was shortlisted for the 2013 Costa Novel Award. It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water ... read more

Instructions for a Heatwave
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 Literary

Series:Pocket Penguin Classics

Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, fastidious college professor. He also likes little girls. And none more so than Lolita, who he'll do anything to possess. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? . . . Or is he all of these?

Lolita
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 Short Stories (Anthologies)

Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - Eurasia 2009.

Beginning in America, and spilling back over memories and generations to India, Unaccustomed Earth explores the heart of family life and the immigrant experience. Eight luminous stories - longer and richer than any Jhumpa Lahiri has yet written - take us from America to Europe, India and Thailand as t... read more

Unaccustomed Earth
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Oceanic in its rhythms and understanding, brilliant in its use of language and image, moving in its largeness of spirit, compelling in its narrative scope and style, this intriguing journey is a celebration and lament--of beginning and return,... read more

Benang: From the Heart - MILES FRANKLIN WINNER 2000
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 Contemporary

ANew York TimesNotable Book of the Year ASunday Times andKirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year Translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, Ties is a compulsively readable and provocative novel about marriage and family by one of Italy's bestselling novelists. Like many marria... read more

Ties
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