Berlin, 1938. The eve of war. Ernst Schafer, a young, ambitious zoologist, keen hunter and devoted husband of the beautiful Herta, has come to the attention of Heinrich Himmler, who invites him to lead a group of SS scientists to the frozen mountains of Tibet. Their secret mission ... read more
Knowing what you want is hard. Accepting what is possible is harder still ...
It is the mid-1980s. In Australia, stay-at-home wives jostle with want-it-all feminists, while AIDS threatens the sexual freedom of everyone. On the other side of the world, the Soviet bloc is in turm... read more
|Author:||George Saunders; Chelsea Cardinal (Illustrator)|
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
An enchanting and darkly comic fable of human greed and nature, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo, exquisitely illustrated by Chelsea CardinalFox 8 has always been curious, and a bit of a daydreamer. And, by hiding outside houses at dusk and listening to childr... read more
Beside Myself is the disturbing and exhilarating story of a family across four generations. At its heart is one woman's search for her twin brother.
When Anton goes missing and the only clue is a postcard sent from Istanbul, Alissa leaves her life in Berlin to find him. Wi... read more
Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding.
Machines Like Me occurs in an altern... read more
I have wished so many times that I had acted differently.I wish that I had been more worthy of you...Eventually the war will end, and then we will find each other. Until then, remember me.
Hungary, 1938. In a city park, beneath one of its bleakly looming statues... read more
|Series:||Don Tillman Ser.|
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
I was standing on one leg shucking oysters when the problems began...'
Don and Rosie are back in Melbourne after a decade in New York, and they're about to face their most important project. Their son, Hudson, is having trouble at school- his teachers say he isn't fit... read more
|Awards:||2018 Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year Winner of the 2018 Costa Novel Award LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZE Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction |
A wondrous and wise coming-of-age love story from the celebrated author of Conversations with Friends
At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud and inten... read more
What he had been searching for was not the perfect religious order but the perfect landscape...From that moment on he was a poet in search of his ideal landscape.
Lost to the world for more than four decades, A Season on Earth is the essential link between two acknowledged ... read more
The New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Hedy Lamarr possessed a stunning beauty. She also possessed a stunning mind. Could the world handle both? Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. Underes... read more
***Soon to be a major TV series starring Kenneth Branagh*** OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD THE TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A SUNDAY TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A MAIL ON SUNDAYBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A DAILY EXPRESSBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 AN IRISH TIMESBOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 ONE OF BARA... read more
'Glamorous and nostalgic and very sexy... One of those books that stays with you' Paula Hawkins
'The new Gatsby... With shades of F Scott Fitzgerald, Revolutionary Road and even Mad Men. It is so, so good' Stylist (The Top 10 Books of 2019)
September 1957 Henry and Effi... read more