Allen & Unwin

Small Acts of Defiance

By Michelle Wright - Published 2021

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Based in Nazi-occupied Paris, Small Acts of Defiance is award-winning Australian short-story writer Michelle Wright’s debut novel. Wright lived in Paris for ...Read Review

The Electric Hotel

By Dominic Smith - Published 2020

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Literary

The Electric Hotel is a story within a story, with the main narrative set within a poignant outer frame. It is 1963, and a ...Read Review

Truganini: Journey Through the Apocalypse

By Cassandra Pybus - Published 2020

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Nonfiction

In the 1820s, the author’s ancestor was given free land grants on Bruny Island, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). The original inhabitants ...Read Review

Fortune

By Lenny Bartulin -

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The author’s earlier historical novel Infamy blasted away the conventions with a frenetic pace and vivid irreverence. It was a graphic, yet ...Read Review

House on Endless Waters

By Emuna Elon - Published 2020

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Literary

An Israeli author, whose mother escaped from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam with him and his sister, travels to the land of his birth to promote ...Read Review

Lost Autumn / The True Story of Maddie Bright

By Mary-Rose MacColl - Published 2020-03-03

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In 1920, following WWI, Edward, Prince of Wales, tours Australia. Maddie, Rupert, and Helen are part of his personal staff. Seventeen-year-old Maddie Bright is ...Read Review

Josephine’s Garden

By Stephanie Parkyn - Published 2019

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This is the second historical fiction novel by New Zealander, Stephanie Parkyn. Her critically acclaimed, debut novel, Into the World, set during the ...Read Review

Eleanor’s Secret

By Caroline Beecham - Published 2018

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Eleanor’s Secret is British born, Sydney-based writer, Caroline Beecham’s second novel. Her first novel, Maggie’s Kitchen, is the story of ...Read Review

The Turn of Midnight (Last Hours)

By Minette Walters - Published 2019

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The sequel to Minette Walters’ thrilling and suspenseful The Last Hours proves a wonderful conclusion to her enthralling tale of a Dorset village ...Read Review

Digger

By Mike Dumbleton - Published 2018

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Children/Young Adult

This beautifully-produced picture book tells its story in single sentences and subtle watercolour illustrations. The brief texts are interspersed with one line of ...Read Review

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