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The Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson

By R.J. Clarke - Published 2019

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Nonfiction

“The greatest impostress of the present age” was the mysterious Sarah Wilson who, from her late teens, wandered alone across 18th-century England duping ...Read Review

The Old Drift

By Namwali Serpell - Published 2019

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Literary

Some novels are almost impossible to summarize in a few paragraphs, and this is one of them. After a conventional opening chapter, the ...Read Review

The Invitation

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2018

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Writer and harpist Emma Ducasse was raised by her grandmother in Paris. Her elder sister Caroline is married to American tycoon Oliver Hopper. ...Read Review

Preservation

Published 2019

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In 1797, the ship Sydney Cove is wrecked north of Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). Its speculative cargo includes valuable rum. On board are ...Read Review

The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers

By Kerri Turner - Published 2019

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The title says it all: this is a novel about the fading glory of the famous Imperial Ballet of Russia. You can anticipate ...Read Review

Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterley

By Annabel Abbs - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

In her first novel, The Joyce Girl, Annabel Abbs explored life in the shadows of literary fame. In her second, we are again ...Read Review

The Lace Weaver

By Lauren Chater - Published 2018

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Just as the gossamer threads of Estonian shawls are woven into intricate symbolic patterns, so too is this story of two young women ...Read Review

The Faithful

By Juliet West - Published 2017

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Hazel, just sixteen, anticipates a long, boring summer at Aldwick Bay in Sussex. Her best friend won’t be there and Hazel’s ...Read Review

Lillian Armfield: How Australia’s First Female Detective Took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and Changed the Face of the Force

By Leigh Straw - Published 2018

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

In the 1920s, Sydney was in the midst of a brutal crime-wave known as “the Razor Wars”. Remarkably, the two principal rival players ...Read Review

To Die But Once

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

Although WW2 has broken out, in London it is the lull before the storm when everyone is prepared for attack but nothing much ...Read Review

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