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A seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one brilliant, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of success
 
Maurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for fame. The one thing he doesn't have is talent - but he's not about to let a detail li... read more

Maurice Swift - good-looking, charming, both sharp and silver-tongued, is looking for success. Success at any cost - that’s the cost to others rather than himself. In John Boyne’s most recent novel, A Ladder to the Sky, he has created a ruthless and ambitious young writer who will st... read more

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: 9780857523501
: Transworld Publishers Limited
: Doubleday UK
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: John Boyne
: Paperback
: English
: 823/.92
: 368
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A Ladder to the Sky
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Rachel Cusk, the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of Outline and Transit, completes the transcendent literary trilogy with Kudos, a novel of unsettling power. A woman writer visits a Europe in flux, where questions of personal and political identity are rising to the surface and the t... read more



The man next to me on the plane was so tall he couldn’t fit in his seat. His elbows jutted out over the armrests and his knees were jammed against the seat in front, so that the person in it glanced around in irritation every time he moved. The man twisted, trying to get himself into a... read more

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: 9780571346646
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Rachel Cusk
: Hardback
: 618
: 823/.914
: 240
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Kudos
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A thrilling new novel from the bestselling author of Life after Life
In 1940, eighteen-year-old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, s... read more

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: 9780857525895
: Transworld Publishers Limited
: Doubleday UK
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Kate Atkinson
: Paperback
: English
: 823/.914
: 352
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Transcription
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Reading Level:1 Fiction

The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84 In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous artist, Tomohiko Amada. When he discovers... read more

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: 9781787300194
: penguin random house
: Harvill Secker
: ---length:- '24'width:- '15.6'units:- Centimeters
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: Haruki Murakami
: Hardback
: English
: 895.63/5
: 704
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Killing Commendatore
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**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018** An elegiac, dreamlike novel set in post-WW2 London about memory, family secrets and lies, from the internationally acclaimed author of The English Patient 'The past never remains in the past...' London, 1945. The capital is still reeling from the ... read more

You come away from Michael Ondaatje’s novel Warlight altered. Closing the cover on the final pages feels somewhat like a betrayal or a bereavement. You do not want to leave, still curious to understand, wanting more. Warlight opens in 1945 with a London family. Rachel and Nathaniel, affectionat... read more

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: 9781787330726
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 216mm X 135mm
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: Michael Ondaatje
: Paperback
: 2018
: English
: 813/.54
: 304
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Warlight
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Reading Level:1

An unforgettable and sweeping family saga from Markus Zusak, the storyteller who gave us the extraordinary bestseller THE BOOK THIEF, lauded by the New York Times as "the kind of book that can be lifechanging." "One of those monumental books that can draw you across space and time into a... read more

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: 9781760559922
: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited
: Picador
: ---length:- '23.3'width:- '15.4'units:- Centimeters
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: Markus Zusak
: Paperback
: en
: [Fic]
: 592
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Bridge of Clay
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NATIONAL BEST SELLER! A charming new novel of self-discovery and second chances from the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread. Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with her mother's sudden di... read more

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: 9781784742447
: penguin random house
: Chatto & Windus
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Anne Tyler
: Paperback
: English
: 813/.54
: 304
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Clock Dance
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From the bestselling author of A PLACE CALLED WINTER comes a compassionate, compelling new novel of boyhood, coming of age, and the confusions of desire and reality. 'It's delicious, it's dear, it's heart-breaking and very funny' Rachel Joyce 'An incredibly beautiful story told wit... read more

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: 9781472205346
: Headline Publishing Group
: Tinder Press
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
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: Patrick Gale
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 823.92
: 352
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Take Nothing With You
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A Sunday Times Top Ten BestsellerShortlisted for the Gordon Burns PrizeKathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017 and the whole world is falling apart.From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjus... read more




Olivia Laing wants to be Kathy Acker but she knows that she is not Kathy Acker, even though wanting to be Kathy Acker does make you Kathy Acker to some extent. As ‘Kathy’, the protagonist in Laing’s ‘uncooked’ novel Crudo ('crudo' meaning 'raw' or 'uncooked' in Italian), relinqui... read more

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: 9781509892839
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: ---length:- '19.7'width:- '13'units:- Centimeters
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: Olivia Laing
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 823.92
: 176
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Crudo
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'I am driving up the Curran Street on-ramp and ahead of me Milk Bottle Man is dashing up the safety railing on the Harbour Bridge. He jumps onto the superstructure and runs up to the national flag. He is jumping from foot to foot and holding two figures in each hand – t... read more

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: 9780994137876
: Makaro Press
: Makaro Press
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: Kirsten Warner
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The Sound of Breaking Glass
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''Jesse Ball [is] among our most compelling and daring writers today.'' LA Review of Books
When a widower receives notice from a doctor that he doesn''t have long to live, he is struck by the question of who will care for his adult son--a son whom he fiercely loves, a son with Down syndrome... read more

Census is a beautiful portrait of parental love. Jesse Ball’s novel is dedicated to his brother, who died at 24. As a child, the author believed he would be his sibling’s carer. In the forward, Ball talks about the difficulty of writing a book from the perspective of a Down Syndrome adult: how to... read more

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: 9781925603446
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
: 2.2 Centimeters X 15.4 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
: Australia
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: Jesse Ball
: Paperback
: 418
: English
: 813.6
: 272
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Census
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 Novel

One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018 "An important, powerful, memorable book that invites us to look differently not only at The Iliad but at our own ways of telling stories about the past and the present." -Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey&nb... read more

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: 9780241338094
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Hamish Hamilton
: 2.8 X 15.5
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: Pat Barker
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 823.914
: 336
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The Silence of the Girls
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