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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

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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 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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 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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"Of all John Fowles' novels The French Lieutenant's Woman received the most universal acclaim and today holds a very special place in the canon of post-war English literature. From the god-like stance of the nineteenth-century novelist that he both assumes... read more

The French Lieutenant's Woman
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1999 and Commonwealth Writers Prize 2000. Shortlisted for WH Smith Literary Prize 2000 and W H Smith Annual Literary Award 2000 and Best of the Booker 2008.

"INCLUDES A READING GUIDE After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced and summoned before a committee of inquiry. Willing t... read more

Disgrace
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards: UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing 2009 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Book of the Year 2009. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData/ABA Book of the Year Award - Booksellers' Choice 2009.

A dazzling, emotionally riveting debut collection: the seven stories in Nam Le's The Boat take us across the globe as he enters the hearts and minds of characters from all over the world.Whether Nam Le is conjuring the story of 14-year-old Juan, a hit man in Colombia; or an ag... read more

The Boat
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Text Classics Ser.

A classic novel by a superb observer of contemporary manners, The Women in Blackilluminates 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. Goode d... read more

The Women in Black (Text Classics)
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Penguin Essentials

'His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as a mausoleum. During the night, too, he'd somehow been on a cross-country run and then been expertly beaten up by secret police. He felt bad'. Jix Dixon has a terrible job at a second-rate u... read more

Lucky Jim
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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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