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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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Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Winner of Waterstones Book of the Year 2016. Shortlisted for Costa Novel Award 2016.

When Cora Seaborne's brilliant, domineering husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness: her marriage was not a happy one. Wed at nineteen, this woman of exceptional intelligence and curiosity was ill-suited for the role of society ... read more

The Essex Serpent
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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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It is 1948. Japan is rebuilding her cities after the calamity of World War II, her people putting defeat behind them and looking to the future. The celebrated painter Masuji Ono fills his days attending to his garden, his house repairs, his two grown daughte... read more

An Artist of the Floating World
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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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It is Bombay in 1971, the year India went to war over what was to become Bangladesh. A hard-working bank clerk, Gustad Noble is a devoted family man who gradually sees his modest life unravelling. His young daughter falls ill; his promising son defies his father’s... read more

Such a Long Journey
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The discovery of a long-lost letter reveals an old secret and the truth behind a woman's mysterious past in the best-selling novel from international publishing sensation, Kate Morton, author of The Shifting Fogand The Forgotten Garden.

The Distant Hours
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The Bell Jar is Sylvia Plath's only novel. Renowned for its intensity and outstandingly vivid prose, it broke existing boundaries between fiction and reality and helped to make Plath an enduring feminist icon. It was published under a pseudonym a few weeks before the author's ... read more

The Bell Jar
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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

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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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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