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The Pearl Thief Fiona McIntosh

The thrilling new blockbuster by the bestselling author of The Tea Gardens.

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Hippie Paulo Coelho

In his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho interweaves adventure, philosophy and the true stories of his own life to give readers an essential book for our time.

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Love is Blind William Boyd

A sweeping tale of love, revenge and music from one of Britain's best-loved novelists.

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A Ladder to the Sky John Boyne

Maurice Swift is an aspiring novelist struggling to come up with the story that will make his name, and he doesn't care where that story comes from. Even if he has to beg, borrow, steal or worse, he will make it to the top. Whatever the cost...

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The Good Son Greg Fleet

A charming and uplifting novel about love, belonging and facing mortality, from one of Australia’s most loved and acclaimed comedians.

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Researching The Pearl Thief

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The Children's House Book Club Notes

Themes of parenthood, family, home and belonging will spark conversation at your next book club.

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John Boyne Q&A

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