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All Among the Barley
All Among the Barley
`A masterpiece' JON MCGREGOR
`Impossible to forget' THE TIMES
`Astonishing' GUARDIAN
`Startling' FINANCIAL TIMES

WINNER OF THE EU PRIZE FOR LITERATURE

'BOOK OF THE YEAR' NEW STATESMAN, OBSERVER, IRISH TIMES, BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE

The fields were eternal, our life the only way of things, and I would do whatever was required of me to protect it.

The autumn of 1933 is the most beautiful Edie Mather can remember, though the Great War still casts a shadow over the cornfields of her beloved home, Wych Farm.

When charismatic, outspoken Constance FitzAllen arrives from London to write about fading rural traditions, she takes an interest in fourteen-year-old Edie, showing her a kindness she has never known before. But the older woman isn't quite what she seems. As harvest time approaches and pressures mount on the whole community, Edie must find a way to trust her instincts and save herself from disaster.

Title: All Among the Barley
Author: HARRISON MELISSA
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/03/2019
Price: $22.00
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Imprint: Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408897973
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All Change
All Change
This is the final book in the landmark Cazalet Chronicles, recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It is the 1950s and as the Cazalets' beloved matriarch, the Duchy, passes away, she takes with her the last remnants of a world - of great houses and servants, of class and tradition - in which the Cazalets have thrived. Louise, now divorced, becomes entangled in a painful affair; while Polly and Clary must balance marriage and motherhood with their own ideas and ambitions. Hugh and Edward, now in their sixties, are feeling ill-equipped for this modern world; while Villy, long abandoned by her husband, must at last learn to live independently. But it is Rachel, who has always lived for others, who will face her greatest challenges yet...Events will converge one Christmas at Home Place; where a new generation of Cazalets will descend. Only one thing is certain: nothing will ever be the same again..."Elizabeth Jane Howard is one of those novelists who shows, through her work, what the novel is for...She helps us to do the necessary thing - open our eyes and our hearts". (Hilary Mantel).

Title: All Change
Author: HOWARD ELIZABETH JANE
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 07/11/2013
Price: $38.00
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Imprint: Macmillan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447247166
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All Our Shimmering Skies
All Our Shimmering Skies
The international bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton returns with a glorious novel destined to become another Australian classic. 'A glinting, big-hearted miracle of a book' Richard Glover

Darwin, 1942, and as Japanese bombs rain down, motherless Molly Hook, the gravedigger's daughter, is looking to the skies and running for her life. Inside a duffel bag she carries a stone heart, alongside a map to lead her to Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer who she believes put a curse on her family. By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress, and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot. The treasure lies before them, but close behind them trails the dark. And above them, always, are the shimmering skies.

A story about gifts that fall from the sky, curses we dig from the earth and the secrets we bury inside ourselves, All Our Shimmering Skies is an odyssey of true love and grave danger, of darkness and light, of bones and blue skies. It is a love letter to Australia and an ode to the art of looking up - a buoyant, beautiful and magical novel, abrim with warmth, wit and wonder.

'As Australian as outback red dirt and as universal as the sky young Molly Hook's journey takes place beneath, All Our Shimmering Skies is an open-hearted wonder, by turns heartbreaking and full of hope, no less than an instant classic' Venero Armanno

'Australia has a new literary hero. Molly Hook - part Cordelia, part Jo March, part Pippi Longstocking - pulls us into a story and a landscape that is mythic, beguiling and almost hallucinatory in its beauty. And instantly recognisable as our own' Kristina Olsson

'This is storytelling at its absolute purest, a truly courageous expression of longing, hope and love ... against unimaginable odds' Asher Keddie

'All Our Shimmering Skies is the follow-up to Boy Swallows Universe we could have never imagined, but the one Dalton was destined to gift us. It's a story of heroes and villains, foxes and water buffalo, fighter planes and birds of prey, real magic and real love, epitaphs and aphorisms, lost treasure and lost life. It's a love letter to the nation. It's your favourite childhood adventure story dictated by Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman and William Shakespeare, with a score by Franz Liszt. It's dead serious. It's completely ridiculous. It's all of these things and more' Booktopia

Title: All Our Shimmering Skies
Author: DALTON TRENT
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 29/09/2020
Price: $35.00
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Imprint: Fourth Estate
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Aust
ISBN: 9781460753903
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All That Follows
All That Follows
Leonard Lessing once cast a spell on stage, hypnotizing crowds with his improvised jazz, easy in his music, at home in the moment. Now, home is somewhere he never leaves. His sax is silent, his marriage faltering, his stepdaughter vanished, and his life shrinking until one afternoon the TV brings news he can't ignore. A figure from his firebrand past has arrived in town, with hair-raising results. Can Leonard face the limelight one last time? 'Rich, cleverly constructed ...a funny, heartwarming and hugely enjoyable read' Herald 'All That Follows sends an artist in the doldrums on a quest to recover his valour. Crace writes gloriously' Independent 'Alive and kicking ...Crace writes with real feel and imagination about music' Sunday Times 'Blending comedy with a touch of pathos, this is an unexpectedly joyful novel' Daily Mail

Title: All That Follows
Author: CRACE JIM
Year: 2011
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/05/2011
Price: $30.00
RRP: $30.00
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9780330445658
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All That is
All That is
"Sentence for sentence, Salter is the master". (Richard Ford). From his experiences as a naval officer in battles off Okinawa during World War II, Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. He soon inhabits a world where marriages fail as affairs ignite, alcohol reigns, writers struggle, and publishers hustle. It is a world in which to immerse himself, a world of intimate connections and surprising triumphs. But the deal that Philip cannot seem to close is love: one marriage goes bad; another fails to happen; and, finally, he meets a woman who enthrals, then betrays him, setting him on a course he could never have imagined for himself. Written with Salter's signature economy of prose, "All That Is" fiercely, fluidly explores a life unfolding in a world on the brink of change: a dazzling, sometimes devastating labyrinth of love and ambition, of the small shocks and grand pleasures of being alive.
"All That Is" is a sweeping, seductive love story set in post-World War II America that tells of one man's great passions and regrets over the course of his lifetime and draws together the great themes of Salter's writing: warfare, love, sex and marriage, and what it means to write.

Title: All That is
Author: SALTER JAMES
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 28/03/2013
Price: $38.00
RRP: $38.00
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447238263
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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
The epic new novel, set during WW2, from Sunday Times Short Story Prize-winner Anthony Doerr. Marie-Laure has been blind since the age of six. Her father builds a perfect miniature of their Paris neighbourhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. But when the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a dangerous secret. Werner is a German orphan, destined to labour in the same mine that claimed his father's life, until he discovers a knack for engineering. His talent wins him a place at a brutal military academy, but his way out of obscurity is built on suffering. At the same time, far away in a walled city by the sea, an old man discovers new worlds without ever setting foot outside his home. But all around him, impending danger closes in. Doerr's combination of soaring imagination and meticulous observation is electric. As Europe is engulfed by war and lives collide unpredictably, 'All The Light We Cannot See' is a captivating and devastating elegy for innocence.

Title: All the Light We Cannot See
Author: DOERR ANTHONY
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 06/05/2014
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Fourth Estate
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007548675
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All the Light We Cannot See
All the Light We Cannot See
WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II When Marie Laure goes blind, aged six, her father builds her a model of their Paris neighborhood, so she can memorize it with her fingers and then navigate the real streets. But when the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, is enchanted by a crude radio. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent ultimately makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.
Ten years in the writing, ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE is his most ambitious and dazzling work.

Title: All the Light We Cannot See
Author: DOERR ANTHONY
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 23/04/2015
Price: $25.00
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Imprint: Fourth Estate
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007548699
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All the Lives We Never Lived
All the Lives We Never Lived
War, nationalism, and trees shape lives in unforeseeable ways in this novel about a family and a country struggling with enormous transformations.

"In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman" - so begins the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, who is driven to rebel against tradition and follow her artist's instinct for freedom.

Freedom of a different kind is in the air across India. The fight against British rule is reaching a critical turn. The Nazis have come to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, two strangers arrive in Gayatri's town, opening up for her the vision of other possible lives.

What took Myshkin's mother from India to Dutch-held Bali in the 1930s, ripping a knife through his comfortingly familiar environment? Excavating the roots of the world in which he was abandoned, Myshkin comes to understand the connections between anguish at home and a war-torn universe overtaken by patriotism.

Anuradha Roy's moving novel is a powerful parable for our times, telling the story of men and women trapped in a dangerous era uncannily similar to the present. Impassioned, elegiac, and gripping, it brims with the same genius that has brought Roy's earlier fiction international renown.

Title: All the Lives We Never Lived
Author: ROY ANURADHA
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 29/05/2018
Price: $35.00
RRP: $35.00
Imprint: Maclehose Press
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9780857058164
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All the Lives We Never Lived
All the Lives We Never Lived
"A writer of great subtlety and intelligence . . . a beautifully written and compelling story of how families fall apart and what remains of the aftermath" Kamila Shamsie, winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018



"The book everyone is talking about for the summer" Lorraine Candy, Sunday Times



In my childhood, I was known as the boy whose mother had run off with an Englishman" - so begins the story of Myshkin and his mother, Gayatri, who is driven to rebel against tradition and follow her artist's instinct for freedom.



Freedom of a different kind is in the air across India. The fight against British rule is reaching a critical turn. The Nazis have come to power in Germany. At this point of crisis, two strangers arrive in Gayatri's town, opening up for her the vision of other possible lives.



What took Myshkin's mother from India to Dutch-held Bali in the 1930s, ripping a knife through his comfortingly familiar environment? Excavating the roots of the world in which he was abandoned, Myshkin comes to understand the connections between anguish at home and a war-torn universe overtaken by patriotism.



Anuradha Roy's enthralling novel is a powerful parable for our times, telling the story of men and women trapped in a dangerous era uncannily similar to the present. Impassioned, elegiac, and gripping, it brims with the same genius that has brought Roy's earlier fiction international renown.



"One of India's greatest living authors" - O, The Oprah Magazine



"Roy's writing is a joy" - Financial Times

Title: All the Lives We Never Lived
Author: ROY ANURADHA
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Price: $28.00
RRP: $28.00
Imprint: Maclehose Press
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9780857058188
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Allegra in Three Parts
Allegra in Three Parts
'Stunning' Herald Sun

A tender, coming-of-age novel from Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction-winning author Suzanne Daniel.

The only things 11-year-old Allegra's grandmothers share are a deep love for her, their hatred for each other and the fence between their homes.

Allegra is forced to divide herself into parts to appease those who profess to love her - but at what cost?

WINNER OF THE INDIE BOOK AWARD FOR DEBUT FICTION 2020

'Stellar debut...a story of family, second-wave feminism, faith, friendship' Marie Claire

'Will fly off the shelves into bookclub living rooms, where it will be admired for its imagination and heart.' Canberra Times

'Allegra drew me into her life from the first page and I didn't want to leave. Funny, smart, tender and wise, this is a book to curl up with by the fire or basking on the beach. I loved it.' Liz Byrski

'The momentum of the novel swings along at pace. Daniel's gift for authentic characters and her understanding of the way in which the past is tattooed on the present make this a delightfully thought-provoking romp.' Weekend Australian

Title: Allegra in Three Parts
Author: DANIEL SUZANNE
Format: Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 31/03/2020
Price: $20.00
RRP: $20.00
Imprint: Macmillan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
ISBN: 9781760788339
Available stock: 2
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Amateur Science of Love
Amateur Science of Love
Title: Amateur Science of Love
Author: SHERBORNE CRAIG
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 30/05/2011
Price: $40.00
RRP: $40.00
Imprint: Text Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781921758010
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American By Day
American By Day
'Derek B Miller writes the kind of crime fiction the world needs right now. Principled, but not afraid to get down and dirty - and shot through with some of the sharpest humour you're likely to find.' Joseph Knox, bestselling author of Sirens

She knew it was a weird place. She'd heard the stories, seen the movies, read the books. But now police Chief Inspector Sigrid IdegOrd has to leave her native Norway and actually go there; to that land across the Atlantic where her missing brother is implicated in the mysterious death of a prominent African-American academic.

America.

And not someplace interesting, either- upstate New York.

It is election season, 2008, and Sigrid is plunged into a United States where race and identity, politics and promise, reverberate in every aspect of daily life.

To find her older brother, she needs the help of the local police who appear to have already made up their minds about the case. Working with - or, if necessary, against - someone actually named Sheriff Irving 'Irv' Wylie, she must negotiate the local political minefields and navigate the back woods of the Adirondacks to uncover the truth before events escalate further.

At once a thrilling race-against-time crime story, a personal journey through grief and a meditation on the world in which we live, American By Day once again shows Derek B Miller to be one of the most imaginative, ingenious and entertaining writers working today.

Title: American By Day
Author: MILLER DEREK B.
Format: Trade Paperback
Publishing status: Active
Publication date: 19/04/2018
Price: $37.00
RRP: $37.00
Imprint: DoubleDay
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780857525376
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