What is real? Is it black and white, bricks and mortar? Or is it ephemeral, constantly changing? How about memory? Is it to be trusted, or is it – too – fleeting? Human stories are wondrously complex, full of the ambiguities and contradictions we navigate every day. Here are some stories told through the eyes and mouths of unreliable narrators. Believe them or not.
From one of our most provocative literary talents, a novel of haunting metaphysical suspense
Peter Carey's brilliant, hilarious, Booker Prize-shortlisted Illywhacker is the novel that brought him to international intention.
THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU.
Film tie-in to the new Martin Scorcese film starring Leonardo DiCaprio
What is the truth? In this blistering story of a ghost writer haunted by his demonic subject, the Man Booker Prize winner turns to lies, crime and literature with devastating effect.
The debut of a major Australian writer, The Night Guest is a mesmerising novel about trust, love, dependence, and the fear that the things you think you know may become the things you're least sure about.
Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger.
Shirley Jackson's masterpiece: the deliciously dark and funny story of Merricat, tomboy teenager, beloved sister - and possible lunatic.
Murakami's most acclaimed novel in a highly covetable gift edition
'The best thing he has ever written' Observer
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century - reissued in a stunning hardback design to celebrate the Salinger centenary.
The gripping new thriller from the bestselling author of NOW YOU SEE HER and COME BACK FOR ME.
In the afterglow of triumph - her widely celebrated, Pultizer Prize-winning bestseller, Beloved - Toni Morrision moves to even higher ground. JAZZ is spellbinding for the haunting passion of its profund love story, and for the bittersweet lyricism and refined sensuality of its powerful and elegant style.
A tense novel about deception, sexual obsession and atonement, by the prize-winning author of Our Endless Numbered Days.
This book that was made into the highly succesful movie Fight Club starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton
Now a major film starring Academy Award nominees Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling
Five students go to detention. Only four leave alive. For fans of Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars, this is the perfect high-school whodunit.
A beautiful new Vintage Classics edition to celebrate the 15th anniversary of this wise, blackly funny, radically imaginative novel
Book recommendations to show all kinds of Dads all kinds of love this Father’s Day.