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The Daughters Of Mars
The Daughters Of Mars Tom Keneally
In the tradition of Atonement and Birdsong, the Durance sisters leave Australia to nurse on the front during WWI and discover a world beyond their imaginings.
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Narrow Road to the Deep North Richard Flanagan
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014. A novel of the cruelty of war, tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love.
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The Last Empress
The Last Empress Christopher Ride
An action-packed time-travel thriller from the author of the bestselling The Schumann Frequency.
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Amber Road
Amber Road Boyd Anderson
With intrigue, romance and suspense to rival Gone With the Wind, Amber Road tells an epic story of one woman’s indomitable spirit against the backdrop of World War II.
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The Beast's Garden
The Beast's Garden Kate Forsyth
‘Ava fell in love the night the Nazis first showed their true nature to the world …’ A retelling of the Grimms' Beauty and The Beast, set in Nazi Germany.
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Out of a Wild Sea
Out of a Wild Sea Richard Flanagan
This essay is taken from Richard Flanagan's acclaimed collection of nonfiction pieces, And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?, published in Vintage.
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Incredible Navy Divers: Life On The Edge
Incredible Navy Divers: Life On The Edge Gregor Salmon
Rising out of the Second World War, the Australian clearance diver has become one of the most respected and versatile operators in the military world.
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Incredible Navy Divers: On Patrol
Incredible Navy Divers: On Patrol Gregor Salmon
In cold, murky water, working by touch alone, they candefuse a mine powerful enough to sink a battleship: welcome to the world of the Royal Australian Navy clearance divers.
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A Fatal Tide
A Fatal Tide Steve Sailah
A powerful novel set in Gallipoli, that’s part war-story and part mystery. 'Amid Gallipoli's slaughter he hunted a murderer . . .'
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The Last Eaglehawk
The Last Eaglehawk Bruce Gannaway
A thrilling action adventure set in wartime Australia, The Last Eaglehawk is the winner of the National Seniors Literary Prize for 2014.
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The Grey Raider
The Grey Raider John Flanagan
From international bestseller John Flanagan comes an explosive cat-and-mouse chase and high-stakes adventure across the high seas, set against the backdrop of the American Civil War.
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Ice Letters
Ice Letters Susan Errington
A First World War novel of love, peace, violence and Antarctica
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The Last Great Australian Adventurer
The Last Great Australian Adventurer Gordon Bass
The extraordinary adventure story of Ben Carlin, who circled the world, over land and sea, in his rusting amphibious jeep.
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Stealth Raiders
Stealth Raiders Lucas Jordan
A vivid exploration of the audacious, unauthorised stealth attacks of Australian infantrymen on the German front line in 1918
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The Gunners' Doctor
The Gunners' Doctor David Bradford
In 2005, David Bradford got the surprise of his life: his elderly mother found an old shoe-box at the back of her cupboard that contained a pristine record of one of the most turbulent times of his generation - and of his own personal life. Mrs Bradford had unearthed every letter that her twenty-six-year-old son had sent home from the Vietnam War...
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The Eye Of The Abyss
The Eye Of The Abyss Marshall Browne
The Dilemma of an ordinary man in Nazi Germany.
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Nano Sam Fisher
An exhilarating action thriller as the world’s first global rescue team - E-Force - race into action once more.
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The Watch
The Watch Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
A powerful and affecting novel imagining the inner turmoil of soldiers on a military base in Afghanistan. Longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
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An Angel In Australia
An Angel In Australia Tom Keneally
Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, a haunting and evocative tale of murder and loss of innocence in wartime Australia.
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The Hollow Bones
The Hollow Bones Leah Kaminsky
The Hollow Bones implores us to pay careful attention to the crucial lessons we might learn from our not-too-distant history.
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