Allen & Unwin

The Family with Two Front Doors

By Anna Ciddor - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

The reader is ushered into a home with the smells of baked bread and tasty home cooking. The Rabinovitch family is busy and ...Read Review

Into the White: Scott’s Antarctic Odyssey

By Joanna Grochowicz - By Sarah Lippett (illus.) - Published 2017


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

A first novel, and based on the true and well-known story of Scott’s ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1911-12, this ...Read Review

Codename Suzette: An Extraordinary Story of Resistance and Rescue in Nazi Paris

By Anne Nelson - Published 2018



This book is both uplifting and horrifying. It charts the occupation of Paris by the Nazis in WW2 and their persecution of the ...Read Review

Miss Muriel Matters: The Fearless Suffragist Who Fought for Equality

By Robert Wainwright - Published 2017



The history of the Woman’s Suffrage movement is dominated by a handful of well-known names. Wainwright’s excellent biography adds a new ...Read Review

The Opal Dragonfly

By Julian Leatherdale - Published 2018



Set in Sydney, Australia in the mid-1800s, The Opal Dragonfly recounts the financial and social descent of a wealthy, privileged family. Described ...Read Review

The Passengers

By Eleanor Limprecht - Published 2018



The Passengers is an intergenerational historical novel set in both the tail end of World War Two and the present day. It is ...Read Review

The Last Hours

By Minette Walters - Published 2017Published 2018Published 2018-08-07



June 1348: When Lady Anne of Develish loses her husband to the Black Death, she takes charge of his demesne and does everything in ...Read Review

Into the World

By Stephanie Parkyn - Published 2017



It is 1791, and the ships of the La Perouse expedition have gone missing somewhere in the Great Southern Ocean. Admiral Bruni d’Entrecasteaux ...Read Review

We That Are Left

By Lisa Bigelow - Published 2017


Set in Melbourne during World War II, this novel tells the parallel stories of two women: Grace Fowler, who works as a secretary ...Read Review

Freedom Swimmer

By WAI CHIM - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

1968. Guangdong Province, China. Somehow, the 17-year-old Ming has survived a three-year famine, though he lost his family. He now lives in the village’...Read Review