William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics in the second half of the twentieth century. This biography tells the story of his life, his career, and his doomed attempts to recast vie... read more
Flamingo, 1999. First edition, first printing. A very good copy in a very good d/w.
In the summer of 2002, Shannon Leone Fowler was backpacking with her Australian fiance Sean in Thailand. The couple were planning to return home to Melbourne after their excursion to the island of Koh Pha Ngan but their plans were devastated when a ... read more
Harper Collins, 2000. First edition, first printing. A very good trade paperback copy only marked by some creasing to the wraps.
When Leigh Hopkinson was a university student in Christchurch she worked at a succession of low-paying jobs that paid the rent and fit in around her degree. None of them fit so well, however, as stripping. She figured it couldn't be that difficult - she was just going to dance on stage in front of a b... read more
A heartrending new book -- the story of a marriageand the story of two lives -- from the author of theinternational bestselling novel A Suitable BoyShanti Behari Seth was born on the eighth day of the eighth month in the eighth year of the twentieth century; he died two years before... read more
2006. A paperback copy in very good condition.
2013. A proof copy in fine, unmarked condition.
2013. A proof copy in fine, unread condition.
An extraordinary story of courage and kindness and the ultimate triumph of family over what, at times, seem like insurmountable odds. 'Abdul is dignified, defiant even, but his poise ... read more
This autobiography tells of the author's childhood in Rhodesia, her marriage and family life in Africa, and her involvement with her son, Robert Holmes a Court and his wife Janet, in creating the Heytesbury Stud farm in Western Australia.
1998, First edition. A very good copy with some chipping to the boards. The d/w is near fine. This copy has been SIGNED and dated by the author to the title page.
"I was born into a world that expected very little of women like me. We were meant to tread lightly on the earth, influencing events through our husbands and children, if at all. We were meant to fade into invisibility as we aged. I defied all of these expectations ... read more
The dead do not hide the truth and they never lie. Through me the dead can speak . . . Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK's foremost forensic pathologist, his job to understand the deaths which may have no natural cause. From crime scene to court room, his findings are crucial to the pu... read more