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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:The\Handmaid's Tale Ser.

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function- to breed . If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. . . . .

The Handmaid's Tale
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

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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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Text Classics Ser.

A classic novel by a superb observer of contemporary manners, The Women in Black illuminates on every page the extraordinariness of ordinary lives.
It's Sydney in the late 1950s, and the Ladies' Cocktail Frocks department of the famous F.G. G... read more

The Women in Black (Text Classics)
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.

"WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD/i>What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?b>uring a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1... read more

Life After Life
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' Meet Scout, the narrator of this book. Her story is one of Deep South summers, fights at school and playing in the street. The spooky house of her mysterious neig... read more

To Kill a Mockingbird - Vintage Classics
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Reading Level:very good

Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreetis Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday. After two separate catastrophes, two very... read more

Cloudstreet
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Category:

 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

It has been six months since Tess M├╝ller stopped speaking. Her silence is baffling to her parents, her teachers and her younger sister, but the more urgent mystery for both girls is where their mother, Evangeline, goes each day, pushing an empty pram and returning... read more

The World Without Us
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Historical Trilogy Ser.
Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards: Community Relations Commission Award 2006 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2006 and The Commonwealth Writers Prize 2006 and Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Awards: Christina Stead Award 2006. Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006 and Miles Franklin Literary Award 2006.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZELondon, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until Will... read more

The Secret River
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Category:

 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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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

"'Oh How adorable I didn't know you had a cat ' she exclaimed.I am always surprised how many people make this observation. Why should His Holiness not have a cat?'If only she could speak, ' continued the actress. 'I'm sure she'd have such wisdom to share.'And so th... read more

The Dalai Lama's Cat
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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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