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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

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 violence, but the slap ... read more

The Slap
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Is it possible to eat well, most of the time and get slimmer and healthier as you do it? With The Fast Diet it is!

Fast Diet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer (Revised)
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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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 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: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

Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award People's Choice for Fiction 2009. Shortlisted for Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2009 and Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009 and Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2008 and Guardian First Book Award 2008 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2009.

The Father is Martin Dean.He taught his son always to make up his mind, and then change it. An impossible, brilliant, restless man, he just wanted the world to listen to him - and the trouble started when the world did.The Uncle is Terry Dean.As a boy, Terry was t... read more

Fraction of the Whole
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best Book Eurasia 2002 and WH Smith Literary Prize 2002. Shortlisted for Whitbread Prize (Fiction) 2001 and Booker Prize for Fiction 2001 and WHSmith Book Awards (Fiction) 2002.

On the hottest day of the summer of 1934, thirteen- year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country hosue. Watching her is Robbie Turner, her childhood friend who, like Cecilia, has recently come... read more

Atonement
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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 Non-Fiction

From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories ever told on their stages. All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Storytellers include the writers Marlon James and ... read more

The Moth: All These Wonders
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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

Secret River
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After a long and eventful life Allan Karlsson is moved to a nursing home to await the inevitable. But his health refuses to fail and as his 100th birthday looms a huge party is planned. Allan wants no part of it and decides to climb out the window. Charming and funny; a European publishing phenomenon.

The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
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