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A Long Way from Home Peter Carey

Australia’s master novelist takes us on the race of a lifetime.

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A Sea-chase Roger McDonald

At sea can be a beautiful and ferocious place to find yourself – alone and together.

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First Person Richard Flanagan

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

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  • WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION FROM MARGARET ATWOOD

  • A new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the monumental God of Small Things.

  • The bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning classic.

  • Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014. A novel of the cruelty of war, tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love.

  • This highly acclaimed collection of memoirs is Winton’s most intimate and revealing work yet. Along with Island Home and Land’s Edge (both also first published in paperback in 2017), it forms the remarkable culmination of Winton’s autobiographical trilogy, showing our finest novelist also to be one of our finest writers of non-fiction.

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  • No holds are barred as the Cleary family attempts to put long-held tensions behind them to celebrate a milestone. What could possibly go wrong?

  • From the peerless author of Autumn and How to be both - the second novel in the Seasonal quartet.

  • The bestselling, prize-winning, generation-defining Zadie Smith's new unmissable novel out in paperback.

  • An unforgettable love story about how we live now - from the bestselling, Man Booker shortlisted author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

  • From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility – a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel.

  • The release of the film tie-in edition of Murakiam’s coming-of-age cult classic of love and loss is to coincide with the new major motion picture starring Rinko Kikuchi (‘Babel’).

  • The haunting, evocative new novel from the Nobel Prize-winning author whose compelling characters have charted Turkey’s increasingly troubled times.

  • A dazzling new collection of short stories - the internationally bestselling author's first collection for over a decade.

  • The 'riotous, insanely readable' new novel from the author of THE HANDMAID'S TALE

  • A mesmerising, epic, utterly involving masterpiece from Haruki Murakami

  • An unusual and mesmerising novel from the cult Japanese author

  • Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreet is Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday.

  • The new novel by the number one bestselling author.

  • Tim Winton's heart-stopping, exhilarating Eyrie asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing.

  • WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 One of the world’s great writers venturing into exciting new territory – a heartbreaking, visceral novel about a stand-up comedian

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