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            The Testaments: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

            The Testaments: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 (Hardback)

            By Atwood, Margaret

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            The wait is over And so I step up, into the darkness within; Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story 15 years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. The other inspiration is the world we've been living in.' ...Margaret Atwood
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            ISBN 9781784742324
            Released AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Handmaid's Tale
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            Cilka'S Journey

            Cilka'S Journey (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Morris, Heather

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            Her beauty saved her life - and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from the other w omen prisoners.... Cilka learns quickly that power, even unwillingly given, equals survival. After liberation, Cilka is charged as a collaborator for sleeping with the enemy and sent to Siberia. But what choice did she have? And where did the lines of morality lie for Cilka, who was sent to Auschwitz when still a child? In a Siberian prison camp, Cilka faces challenges both new and horribly familiar, including the unwanted attention of the guards. But when she makes an impression on a woman doctor, Cilka is taken under her wing. Cilka begins to tend to the ill in the camp, struggling to care for them under brutal conditions. Cilka finds endless resources within herself as she daily confronts death and faces terror. And when she nurses a man called Ivan, Cilka finds that despite everything that has happened to her, there is room in her heart for love. 'She was the bravest person I ever met' - Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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            ISBN 9781760686048
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Inexpressible Island
             

            Inexpressible Island (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Simons, Paullina

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              18 Nov 19

            They were ready for anything ... except the end. The must-read conclusion to Paullina Simons' epic End of Forever saga. Julian has lost everything he ever loved and is almost out of time. His life and death struggle against fate offers him one last chance to do the impossible and... save the woman to whom he is permanently bound. Together, Julian and Josephine must wage war against the relentless dark force that threatens to destroy them. This fight will take everything they have and everything they are as they try once more to give each other their unfinished lives back. As time runs out for the star-crossed lovers, Julian learns that fate has one last cruel trick in store for them - and even a man who has lost everything still has something left to lose. Following on from the heartbreaking The Tiger Catcher and A Beggar's Kingdom, Inexpressible Island is the unmissable conclusion to the epic End of Forever saga.
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            ISBN 9780732294960
            Published AU 18 Nov 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Series The End of Forever Series
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            A Minute to Midnight
              

            A Minute to Midnight (Hardback)

            By Baldacci, David

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            • Pub Date
              14 Nov 19

            A gripping thriller featuring Atlee Pine, FBI Special Agent, by internationally bestselling author David Baldacci.

            ISBN 9781509874453
            Released AU 14 Nov 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Series Atlee Pine series
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            The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You

            The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You (Hardback)

            By Moyes, Jojo

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            DON'T MISS THE STANDALONE NEW NOVEL FROM JOJO MOYES, THE NO. 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ME BEFORE YOU, AFTER YOU AND STILL ME Inspired by a remarkable true story, The Giver of Stars features five incredible women who will prove to be every bit as beloved as Lou Clark, the unforgetta...ble heroine of Me Before You. AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW Praise for Jojo Moyes 'Moyes somehow manages to break your heart before restoring your faith in love' Sunday Express 'Storytelling at its best' Marie Claire 'A triumph' Heat 'A deeply satisfying book full of big emotions' Good Housekeeping 'Britain's best contemporary female author' Sun on Sunday
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            ISBN 9780718183202
            Released AU 3 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            1984

            1984 (Paperback)

            By Orwell, George; Introduction by Wood, Charlotte

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            ISBN 9781925355765
            Published AU 28 Nov 2016
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            The Diamond Hunter

            The Diamond Hunter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McIntosh, Fiona

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            'It won't matter how many diamonds you find if you lose the love of your child.' When six-year-old Clementine Knight loses her mother to malaria during the 1870s diamond rush in southern Africa, she is left to be raised by her destitute, alcoholic father, James. Much of Clementin...e's care falls to their trusty Zulu companion, Joseph One-Shoe, and the unlikely pair form an unbreakable bond. When the two men uncover a large, flawless diamond, James believes he has finally secured their future, but the discovery of the priceless gem comes at a huge cost. A dark bargain is struck to do whatever it takes to return Clementine to a respectable life at the Grant family's sprawling estate in northern England -while the diamond disappears. Years on, Clementine overhears talk of a paragon diamond coming onto the market. Long-buried memories of her childhood in Africa and her beloved Joseph One-Shoe are triggered, as she questions who she can trust. To solve the mystery of what happened to her loved ones all those years ago, she must confront a painful history and finally bring justice to bear. From the harsh desert of Africa's Kimberley diamond mine to the misty, green plains of northern England, The Diamond Hunter is a breathtaking adventure story about trust and betrayal, the ultimate quest for truth, and a love that is truly priceless.
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            ISBN 9780143787792
            Published AU 1 Nov 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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            The Dutch House: An international bestseller - 'The book of the autumn' (Sunday Times)
             

            The Dutch House: An international bestseller - 'The book of the autumn' (Sunday Times) (Hardback)

            By Patchett, Ann

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            Danny Conroy grows up in the Dutch House, a lavish folly in small-town Pennsylvania taken on by his property developer father. Though his father is distant and his mother is absent, Danny has his beloved sister Maeve: Maeve, with her wall of black hair, her delicacy, her brillian...ce. Life is comfortable and coherent, played out under the watchful eyes of the house's former owners in the frames of their oil paintings, or under the cover of the draperies around the window seat in Maeve's room. Then one day their father brings Andrea home: Andrea, small and neat, a dark hat no bigger than a saucer pinned over a twist of her fair hair. Though they cannot know it, Andrea's advent to the Dutch House sows the seed of the defining loss of Danny and Maeve's lives. Her arrival will exact a banishment: a banishment whose reverberations will echo for the rest of their lives. For all that the world is open to him, for all that he can accumulate, for all that life is full, Danny and his sister are drawn back time and again to the place they can never enter, knocking in vain on the locked door of the past. For behind the mystery of their own enforced exile is that of their mother's self-imposed one: an absence more powerful than any presence they have known. Told with Ann Patchett's inimitable blend of wit and heartbreak, The Dutch House is a story of family, betrayal, love, responsibility and sacrifice; of the powerful bonds of place and time that magnetize and repel us for our whole lives, and the lives of those who survive us.
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            ISBN 9781526614964
            Released AU 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            The Dirty Dozen
             

            The Dirty Dozen (Hardback)

            By La Plante, Lynda

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            The fifth book in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison series. April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'.

            ISBN 9781785768507
            Released AU 22 Aug 2019
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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            Agent Running in the Field

            Agent Running in the Field (Hardback)

            By Carre, John le

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            Pre-order John le Carre's new novel Agent Running in the Field now, and be one of the first to read it. 'No other writer has charted - pitilessly for politicians but thrillingly for readers - the public and secret histories of his times' Guardian ________________________________ ...Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down a very dangerous path. In his plot and characterisation le Carre is as thrilling as ever and in the way he writes about our times he proves himself, once again, to be the greatest chronicler of our age. _______________________________ 'John le Carre is as recognisable a writer as Dickens or Austen' Financial Times 'No writer has ever been better at turning the act of two people talking politely to each other across a desk into a blood sport' Telegraph
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            ISBN 9780241401231
            Released AU 17 Oct 2019
            Publisher Penguin
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