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  • Law, Literature and the Power of Reading

    Literalism and Photography in the Nineteenth Century

    by Suneel Mehmi ...
    At the intersection of law, literature and history, this book interrogates how a dominant contemporary idea of law emerged out of specific ideas of reading in the nineteenth century. Reading shapes our identities. How we read shapes who we are. Reading also shapes our conceptions of what the law is, because the law is also a practice of reading. Focusing on the works of key Victorian writers ... Read more

    $69.40 AUD

  • From Impressionism to Post-Impressionism - Art History Book for Children | Children's Arts, Music & Photography Books

    Art can come in may styles and the technique to create each one can vary depending on the artist and the era. In this book, we're going to study art history from Impressionism to Post-Impressionism. What are the differences between them? How do you tell one from the other? What are examples of art produced? Know the answers and more from the pages of this book. ... Read more

    $5.38 AUD

  • A New Dawn Over Mulberry Lane

    The brand new instalment in the bestselling Mulberry Lane series for 2022

    by Rosie Clarke ...
    series The Mulberry Lane Series #8
    **Brand new in the bestselling Mulberry Lane series by Rosie Clarke.**London 1958Life has moved on since the war and the youngsters of Mulberry Lane are growing up fast.Peggy’s Ronaski’s family is struggling with growing pains but she is always there, strong, reliable and ready to help whenever a crisis hits.Meanwhile, Maureen Hart has family problems of her own to contend with.Together they will ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

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  • Tempting the Bride: Fitzhugh Book 3

    by Sherry Thomas ...
    series Fitzhugh #3
    Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this thrilling romance in which a headstrong beauty is rescued by the notorious rake she has always despised...Helena Fitzhugh understands that the discovery of her secret love affair will ruin her. So to save her reputation, she reluctantly elopes ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Botany Bay

    The Real Story

    by Alan Frost ...
    For the first time in two hundred years, here is a full and authentic account of the beginnings of modern Australia.We all know the conventional story. Established as a dumping ground for Britain’s criminals, Australia owes its existence simply to overcrowded jails and a daunting remoteness from everywhere else.In Botany Bay: The Real Story, Alan Frost goes beyond these clichés to shed new light ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A Most Devilish Rogue

    An irresistibly sweeping Regency romance

    series A Most Series #2
    If you love Julia Quinn's Bridgerton, you'll adore Ashlyn Macnamara's captivating Regency tale which proves that two hearts are better than one**. P****erfect for fans of Lisa Kleypas, Sabrina** Jeffries and Eloisa James.Years ago, Isabelle Mears surrendered her innocence to a dishonourable man. Cast out from society, she cares only to shelter her illegitimate son Jack. So Isabelle is unp... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Beguiling the Beauty: Fitzhugh Book 1

    by Sherry Thomas ...
    series Fitzhugh #1
    Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this captivating romance in which a 'vengeful temptress' is taught a lesson in love by the very man she hates.When the Duke of Lexington meets a mysterious baroness on a transatlantic liner, he is fascinated. She's exactly what he's been searching for ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Ravishing the Heiress: Fitzhugh Book 2

    by Sherry Thomas ...
    series Fitzhugh #2
    Fans of Grace Burrowes, Liz Carlyle, Meredith Duran, Sarah Maclean and Courtney Milan will be enthralled by the dazzling talent of Sherry Thomas in this emotional romance in which a kindhearted beauty will do all in her power to make her arranged marriage a real marriage.Millicent understands the terms of her arranged marriage all too well. She becomes a countess by marrying an impoverished earl, ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • My Lord and Spymaster: Spymaster 3 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    by Joanna Bourne ...
    series Spymaster
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.A daring beauty, she's infamous for taking chances... Now she'll risk everything for love.Raised as a poor but cunning pickpocket, Jess Whitby has grown into a wealthy young woman. But when her ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Checkpoint Charlie

    The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

    'As convoluted and deadly as the plot of a novel by John le Carre, but all too real' Daily Mail, Must Reads'With a gripping narrative and vivid interviews with those on all sides whose lives were directly affected by that grim symbol of the East-West divide that poisoned Europe for almost half a century, [MacGregor] has made an important contribution to the history of our times' Jonathan Dimbleby ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Ship That Never Was

    The Greatest Escape Story Of Australian Colonial History

    The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia’s best-loved storytellerIn 1823, cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van Diemen's Land. After several escape attempts from the notorious penal colony, Porter, who told authorities he was a 'beer-machine maker', was sent to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Burke and Wills

    The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

    The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller.'They have left here today!' he calls to the others. When King puts his hand down above the ashes of the fire, it is to find it still hot. There is even a tiny flame flickering from the end of one log. They must have left just hours ago.MELBOURNE, 20 AUGUST 1860. In an ambitious quest to be the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Castaway

    The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

    In 1858, 14-year-old Narcisse Pelletier sailed from Marseilles in the French trader Saint-Paul. With a cargo of Bordeaux wine, they stopped in Bombay, then Hong Kong, and from there they set sail with more than 300 Chinese prospectors bound for the goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo. Around the eastern tip of New Guinea, however, the ship became engulfed in fog, struck reefs and ran aground ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Flinders

    The Man Who Mapped Australia

    by Rob Mundle ...
    The fascinating story of the exceptional maritime explorer, Matthew Flinders - the man who put Australia on the map.Shipwrecks, storms, death and danger - Matthew Flinders encountered it all on his courageous quest to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline.From the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his cruel ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bligh

    Master Mariner

    by Rob Mundle ...
    The eighteenth century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown brilliance as they ascended the ranks in the Royal Navy. They were also bloody good sailors.From ship's boy to vice-admiral, discover how much more there was to Captain Bligh than his infamous ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Inglorious Empire

    what the British did to India

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India — from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj — and reveals how Britain’s rise was built upon its plunder of India.In the eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was as large as Europe’s. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. Beyond conquest and deception, the ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher

    or The Murder at Road Hill House

    WINNER OF THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTIONTHE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERA RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK'The finest documentary writing' John le Carré'Nothing less than a masterpiece' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday'Absolutely riveting' Sarah Waters, Guardian'Terrific' Ian Rankin'A triumph' Obs... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Krakatoa

    The Day the World Exploded

    Simon Winchester's brilliant chronicle of the destruction of the Indonesian island of Krakatoa in 1883 charts the birth of our modern world. He tells the story of the unrecognized genius who beat Darwin to the discovery of evolution; of Samuel Morse, his code and how rubber allowed the world to talk; of Alfred Wegener, the crack-pot German explorer and father of geology. In breathtaking detail he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Bearbrass

    Imagining Early Melbourne

    by Robyn Annear ...
    Just a little way down Collins Street, beside Henry Buck's, is a perpetually dark but sheltered laneway called Equitable Place. Here you'll find a number of places to eat and drink. Settle yourself in the window of one, shut your eyes, and picture this scene of yore ...In this much-loved book, Robyn Annear resurrects the village that was early Melbourne – from the arrival of white settlers in 1835 ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Caught By The Scot: Made To Marry 1

    by Karen Hawkins ...
    CAUGHT BY THE SCOT is a fabulously witty and irresistibly sexy Scottish historical romance from New York Times bestseller Karen Hawkins. Fans of Julia Quinn, Monica McCarty and Julie Garwood will be won over by the spellbinding Made to Marry series.When the dark Duke of Hamilton loses his beloved wife, he heeds her dying wish that he make certain her three brothers marry well for she fears they ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Van Diemen’s Land

    by James Boyce ...
    Winner of the 2009 Tasmania Book PrizeWinner of the 2008 Colin Roderick AwardAlmost half of the convicts who came to Australia came to Van Diemen’s Land. There they found a land of bounty and a penal society, a kangaroo economy and a new way of life.In this book, James Boyce shows how the convicts were changed by the natural world they encountered. Escaping authority, they soon settled away from ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Dark Paradise

    Norfolk Island - isolation, savagery, mystery and murder

    'A fascinating read' DAILY TELEGRAPHAren't remote South Pacific islands supposed to be paradise? Perhaps, from a distance, Norfolk Island looks a peaceful place lush with tall pines. But look closer and that idyllic facade is shattered.For all of the 240 years we have known it, Norfolk's story has been one of darkness, pain, rage and horror. Long-buried bones and axes hint at the violence before ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Unsuitable for Publication

    Editing Queen Victoria

    When Queen Victoria died in 1901, two literary gentlemen took on a monumental task: selecting and editing her vast correspondence. The book they produced would influence perceptions of Victoria for generations to come but it was not the full story.The Queen's two editors, Baron Esher and Arthur Benson, were deeply eccentric men. Both graduates of Eton, they moved in a world of gentlemen's clubs, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD