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Judy Nunn’s latest bestselling novel will take you from the cotton mills of England to the magnificent theatres of Melbourne, on a scintillating journey through the golden age of Australian showbusiness.

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The Lincoln Highway

Two brothers venture across 1950s America to New York in the absorbing new novel by the author of the bestselling A Gentleman in Moscow.

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Oh William!

An exquisite new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of My Name is Lucy Barton

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