Picador Australia

Crossings

By Alex Landragin - Published 2019

Genres:

Epic

Spanning one hundred and fifty years (from the Pacific in the 18th century to Paris in World War Two), seven lifetimes, and read ...Read Review

A Universe of Sufficient Size

By Miriam Sved - Published 2019

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It is Brooklyn, 1950, and the appearance of a mysterious parcel containing mathematical workings arrives in the afternoon mail. Its contents, however, are from ...Read Review

Rush Oh!

By Shirley Barrett - Published 2015Published 2016

Genres:

Nautical

Australians may be familiar with the shore whaling enterprises that operated in Twofold Bay, New South Wales, until the early 20th century. A ...Read Review

Salt Creek

By Lucy Treloar - Published 2015Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In the 1870s, Hester Finch lives a comfortable life in her ancestral family home near Chichester in England, but she is beset by ...Read Review

Burial Rites

By Hannah Kent - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Agnes Magnusdottir has been found guilty of murder. As the authorities wrangle over the date and method of her execution, she is sent ...Read Review

Gould’s Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish

By Richard Flanagan - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureLiterary

In 1828, a convicted forger is exiled to Van Dieman’s Island, i.e., Tasmania. Thus begin the fabulous adventures of William Buelou Gould. ...Read Review

The Fall of Light

By Niall Williams - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

The story opens in early 19th-century Ireland. Francis Foley’s wife leaves him after he steals a telescope from their landlord. Francis flees ...Read Review

The Day We Had Hitler Home

By Rodney Hall - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

At the end of World War I, 17-year-old Audrey McNeil joins the rest of her small Australian town to welcome home the returning ...Read Review

The Australian Fiance

By Simone Lazaroo - Published 2000

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The aftermath of war is examined in this love story of two individuals from two completely different worlds: a young Eurasian woman from ...Read Review

Gilgamesh

By Joan London - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

Edith Clark lives in southwestern Australia with her mother and older sister, Frances. They are in possession of the dwindling farmland that the ...Read Review