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Stock your reading pile with some books worth savouring.

Autumn’s here. Memories of summer days give way to promises of long winter nights. This transitional season’s a great time to plan ahead, get your house in order and stash away some books worth sinking your teeth into.  

  • Daniel is a century old. Elisabeth, born in 1984, has her eye on the future. The United Kingdom is in pieces, divided by a historic once-in-a-generation summer. Love is won, love is lost. Hope is hand in hand with hopelessness. The seasons roll round, as ever . . .

  • From the award-winning author of Only the Animals comes an unputdownable novel of obsession, guilt, and the power of the past to possess the present.

  • A rifle-shot of a novel – crisp, fast, shocking – The Shepherd’s Hut is an urgent masterpiece about solitude, unlikely friendship, and the raw business of survival.

  • An extraordinary memoir about a woman's discovery of education, its transformative power and the price she has to pay for it.

  • From the creator of ‘Offspring’ and author of Useful, a gripping, wry and tender novel about how holding on too tightly can cost us what we love.

  • This stunning debut is a compelling piece of historical fiction, set at the turn of the century, among the pearl merchants making their fortune in the ports of Western Australia.

  • The new novel from the acclaimed author of The Drifter.

  • A spellbinding story of curiosity, love and obsession from the phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller

  • An intriguing novel set in India and New Zealand; the past and the present . . .

  • THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION 'Haunting . . . Beautifully written' The New York Times Book Review 'Compelling' The Washington Post 'Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant' Elle

  • An electrifying memoir from a Mexican-American US Border Patrol guard

  • Being the skipper of the cutter that carries all supplies and communications between Tasmania and Maria Island is a powerful position, and a deadly one.

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