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 Novel

A monumental new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of The God of Small Things 'How to tell a shattered story? By slowly becoming everybody. No. By slowly becoming everything.' In a city graveyard a resident unrolls a threadbare Persian carpet between two graves.... read more

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: 9780241303986
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Arundhati Roy
: 464
: 813
: en
: 1
: Paperback
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
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From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra - spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling - and her children. "I have been acquainted with the smell of death." So be... read more

Colm Toibin’s The House of Names is a retelling of the myth of Clytemnestra, a story of revenge, violence, pain and love. Agamemnon, her husband and king of Argos, is losing the Trojan campaign. When he calls on the gods for help, they insist that he needs to sacrifice his daughter, Iphig... read more

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: 9781760551421
: Pan Macmillan Australia
: Picador Australia
: 198mm X 129mm
: Australia
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: Colm Toibin
: 272
: Hardback
: books
House of Names
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 Novel

Awards:Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2016. Shortlisted for the Baileys Prize 2017.

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE PARAGRAPHE HUGH MACLENNAN PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016. In Canada in 1991, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a gu... read more

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: 9781783782673
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 28mm
: United Kingdom
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: Madeleine Thien
: 480
: 813.6
: English
: Paperback
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing
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A novel in stories by the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of My Name is Lucy Barton Years ago, Lucy Barton, a successful New York writer, spent time in hospital, with her mother at the foot of her bed to keep her company. Avoiding the distance betw... read more

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: 9780241287972
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 204mm X 132mm
: United Kingdom
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: Elizabeth Strout
: 280
: 813.6
: English
: Hardback
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Anything is Possible
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In the court of the King, everyone knows their place. But as the Artist wins hearts and egos with his ballads, uncomfortable truths emerge that shake the Kingdom to its core. Part surreal fable and part crime romance, Kingdom Cons by Yuri Herrera questions the price of keeping your integ... read more

I’ve been late to come to Herrera’s work, and now I’m surprised it’s taken me so long to get there. Herrera is a revelation. He has been feted as Mexico’s greatest living novelist and his third novel Signs Preceding the End of the World was awarded Best Translated Book Award in 2016, bea... read more

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: 9781925603019
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 198mm X 128mm
: Australia
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: Yuri Herrera
: 112
: en
: Paperback
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Kingdom Cons
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A fascinating novel about a house with a fanciful little turret, built by a river. Unfolding within its rooms are lives of event and emotional upheaval. A lot happens. And the tumultuous events of the twentieth century also leave their mark, from war to economic collaps... read more

 
In the wake of the Christchurch earthquakes, Farrell produced two works of non-fiction, The Villa at the Edge of the Empire and The Broken Book- her response to these disasters. “I am normally a fiction writer, but in 2010-11 fiction felt irrelevant. What mattere... read more

General Fields
: 9780143770626
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: 368
: Paperback
: books
Decline and Fall on Savage Street
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The story of Fletcher Christian, sailor, adventurer and mutineer of the HMS Bounty.
On the 28th of April 1789, mutineer Fletcher Christian seized command of the ship HMS Bounty from its captain, William Bligh. Fletcher of the Bounty is a fictional account of the Tahitian vo... read more

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: 9781775541066
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: New Zealand
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: Graeme Lay
: 302
: en
: Paperback
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Fletcher of the Bounty
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 Novel

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Winner - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mechanisms of power. Sieglinde lives in the affluent i... read more

Catherine Chidgey’s The Wish Child is a stunning portrayal of war-time Germany through the eyes of two children, Sieglinde, from a middle-class family in Berlin, and Erich, from a farm near Leipzig. Theirs is a story of secrets, fear and overwhelming loyalty – for both the right and wr... read more

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: 9781776560622
: Upstart Press
: Upstart Press Ltd
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: Catherine Chidgey
: F
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Wish Child (PB)
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 Novel

Series:PC Grant
Awards:Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: Galaxy New Writer of the Year 2011.

My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progre... read more

 
Policing in London has never been so quirky. DC Peter Grant isn’t doing too well climbing the ranks. His major problem is that he is easily distracted: he notices things others don’t and finds himself wandering off on tangents when he should be focusing on the job in hand. Rivers... read more

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: 9780575097582
: Orion Publishing Co
: Gollancz
: 198mm X 129mm X 26mm
: United Kingdom
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: Ben Aaronovitch
: 432
: 823.92
: en
: 1
: Paperback
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Rivers of London
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 Novel

A Line Made by Walking, the successor of the critically acclaimed Spill Simmer Falter Wither, is a beautiful and elegant novel by an author whose empathy shines a bright, piercing light on the heart-breaking realities of being alive. Struggling to cope with urban life - and with ... read more

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: 9781785150418
: Random House
: Random House
: 22.20 cmmm X 13.80 cmmm X 3.20 cmmm
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: Sara Baume
: 320
: en
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A Line Made by Walking
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Amy is a store detective at Cutty's, the oldest and grandest department store in the country. She's good at her job. She can read people and catch them. But Cutty's is closing down. Amy has a young baby, an ailing mother, and a large mortgage. She also has a past as an activist. This compelling ... read more

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: 9781776561025
: Upstart Press
: Upstart Press Ltd
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: Damien Wilkins
: F
: Paperback
: books
Lifting
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 Novel

A series of short pieces on the relationship between reader and writer.

A book exists. It has a reader. It has several readers, or many readers, some of whom at some point may well meet each other, perhaps in a circumstance in some way related to the book. People give the book to other people. Some people might steal the book (and other books). People int... read more

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: 9781909585195
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
: 180mm X 120mm
: United Kingdom
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: Jack Robinson
: 48
: Paperback
: books
by the same author
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