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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

"Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has 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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Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage.
Set in the closing months of World War II, this is the story of a bom... read more

Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Vintage Classics)
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

In The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera tells the story of a young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing and one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover. This magnificent novel juxtaposes geo... read more

Unbearable Lightness of Being
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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.

The basis for the NBC event series directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Uma Thurman, Peter Sarsgaard, and Zachary Quinto.
 
In this powerful and riveting novel reminiscent of Liane Moriarty's Truly, Madly, Guilty, literary phenomenon Christos Tsiolkas unflinch... read more

The Slap
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013. Winner of Governor General's Literary Award: Fiction Category 2013. 2014 ABIA International Book of the Year.

Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize, a breathtaking feat of storytelling where everything is connected, but nothing is as it seems.... It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles a... read more

The Luminaries
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:Winner of Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2010. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2010 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2011.

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Charlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in t... read more

Jasper Jones
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1883. Thaniel Steepleton returns to his tiny London apartment to find a gold pocket watch on his pillow. Six months later, the mysterious timepiece draws him away from a blast that destroys Scotland Yard. At last, he goes in search of its maker. Keita Mori... read more

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
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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 [FTI]
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THE ORIGINAL TEXT 'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' Atticus Finch gives this advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a ... read more

To Kill a Mockingbird
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

Awards:2017 Indie Book Awards (Fiction) Winner of ABIA Awards - Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2017 (Australia). Short-listed for Indie Book Awards - Best Fiction 2017 (Australia).

A New York Times BestsellerAn Indie Next PickA New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceA rare seventeenth-century painting -- the only known surviving work of a woman who defied the expectations of her time -- links three lives, on three continents, over ... read more

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
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 Allen & Unwin Fiction

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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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Penguin Essentials

'Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to ... read more

Three Men in a Boat: To Say Nothing of the Dog!
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