As captivating as The Girls, with the period sensibility of Sarah Waters, this riveting novel is based on a true story...
Dilys is a devoted member of a terribly English cult: The Panacea Society, populated almost entirely by virtuous single ladies. Dilys lives a careful lif... read more
|Author:||Robert G. Barrett|
|Series:||A Pan Australia original|
It isn't every day you help murder someone with poison in an illegal casino, whisk his body halfway across town in a Rolls Royce after robbing him, then bury his body in tonnes of concrete underneath an international airport--all more or less with the co-operation ... read more
2003. A paperback copy in near fine condition.
Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies.After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the nor... read more
This is a world dominated by The Wild. Man lives in pockets of civilisation claimed from The Wild. Within men's walls life is civilised, the peace punctuated by tournaments, politicking, courtly love and canny business. Beyond those walls men are prey - vulnerable to the except... read more
2012. A trade paperback copy in near fine condition.
The classic, elegant translation of Stendhal's masterful novel of ambition, desire, and politics in post-Napoleonic France.
1991. A paperback copy in good condition.
|Reading Level:||very good|
|Awards:||Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1989|
"In the summer of 1956, Stevens, the ageing butler of Darlington Hall, embarks on a leisurely holiday that will take him deep into the English countryside and into his past . . . A haunting tale of lost causes and lost love, The Remains of the Day, winner of the Booker ... read more
From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Never Let Me Go
Winner of the Booker Prize
A contemporary classic, The Remains of the Day is Kazuo Ishiguro's beautiful and haunting evocation of life between the wars in a Great English House.
In the summer of 19... read more
1990. A paperback copy in very good condition.
The Repossession Mambo is set in a near future when people live long lives, rarely dying of old age. There's big money to be made in the 'artiforg' business - the buying and selling of artificial organs that promise to prolong life. Companies are only too happy to exten... read more
2009. A paperback copy in fine, unmarked condition.
In this spectacular dream landscape -- where few places are not commemorated by an artist's inspiration, a philosopher's wit, or a poet's insight -- author/artist/narrator G. Garfield Crimmins rediscovers his alter ego, Victor La Nuage, and his sensuous lover,... read more
1998, A near fine copy only marked by light rubbing to the spine ends and a gift inscription to the front free endpaper. The d/w is unclipped and fine.
'A thoughtful, engrossing read. Warm and insightful. Roisin Meaney is a skillful storyteller' - Sheila O'Flanagan, author of The Missing Wife, on The Reunion. It's their twenty-year school reunion but the Plunkett sisters have their own reasons for not wanting to attend ...Caro... read more
|Author:||Alexander McCall Smith|
|Series:||44 Scotland Street|
For seven-year-old Bertie Pollock, life in Edinburgh's most celebrated fictional street has just got immeasurably better. The enforced absence of his endlessly pushy mother Irene - currently consciousness-raising in a Bedouin harem (don't ask) - has manifold and i... read more