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  • Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    From the two-time Man Booker Prize winner author of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror & the Light, a prescient and haunting novel of life in Saudi Arabia.Frances Shore is a cartographer by trade, a maker of maps, but when her husband's work takes her to Saudi Arabia she finds herself unable to map the Kingdom's areas of internal darkness. The regime is corrupt and harsh, the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Burmese Days: A Novel (Illustrated)

    by George Orwell ...
    ''A well integrated, fast-moving story of what life was like in a remote backcountry Asiatic station.'' --Chicago Tribune''An absorbing story . . . The character of Lieutenant Verrall (who despised the club members from his own superior heaven of army and blue blood) is a masterpiece of acid delineation.'' --New York Herald Tribune''Orwell is a master at telling stories with bitter, satiric tone, ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • The Tale of Genji

    Translated by Royall Tyler ...
    The first complete new translation for 25 years of the acknowledged masterpiece of Japanese literature. Lady Murasaki's great 11th century novel is a beautifully crafted story of love, betrayal and death at the Imperial Court. At the core of this epic is Prince Genji, the son of an emperor, whose passionate character, love affairs and shifting political fortunes, offer an equisite glimpse of the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 1

    This 1st volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names: Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane: Emma Balzac, Honoré de: Father Goriot Barbusse, Henri: The Inferno Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights Burroughs, Edgar Rice: Tarzan of the Apes Butler, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Strange Times, My Dear

    The PEN Anthology of Contemporary Iranian Literature

    When Arcade Publishing originally contracted this extraordinary collection of poetry and literature, the Department of the Treasury was attempting to censor the publication of works from countries on America’s “enemies list.” Arcade, along with the PEN American Center, the Association of American Publishers Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, and the Association of American University ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Zero Hour in Phnom Penh

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #3
    2004 German Critics Award for Crime Fiction and Winner of 2007 Premier Special Director Book Award Semana Negra, Spain In the early 1990s, at the end of the devastating civil war UN peacekeeping forces try to keep the lid on the violence. Gunfire can still be heard nightly in Phnom Penh, where Vietnamese prostitutes try to hook UN peacekeepers from the balcony of the Lido Bar. Calvino traces leads ... Read more

    $6.28 AUD

  • The Complete Confucius: The Analects, The Doctrine Of The Mean, and The Great Learning

    Confucius (/kənˈfjuːʃəs/ kən-FEW-shəs; 551–479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period.The philosophy of Confucius, also known as Confucianism, emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully with many other schools during the Hundred Schools of Thought era only to be ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Missing In Rangoon

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #13
    As foreigners rush into Myanmar with briefcases stuffed with plans and cash for hotels, shopping malls and high rises, they discover the old ways die hard. Vincent Calvino’s case is to find a young British-Thai man gone missing in Myanmar, while his best friend and protector Colonel Pratt of the Royal Thai Police has an order to cut off the supply of cold pills from Myanmar used for the ... Read more

    $7.80 AUD

  • A Killing Smile

    series Land of Smiles Trilogy #1
    A Killing Smile begins the Land of Smiles trilogy. Lawrence Baring, a successful Los Angeles attorney, had lost his wife, Sarah. He discovers after her suicide that Sarah had maintained a long-distance affair with Robert Tuttle. Baring travels to Bangkok for a showdown with Tuttle who has become a long-time resident of the Bangkok underworld.In this cult classic tale of betrayal and exploitation, ... Read more

    $4.60 AUD

  • The Monkey and the Monk: An Abridgment of The Journey to the West

    An Abridgment of The Journey to the West

    by ...
    Anthony C. Yu’s celebrated translation of The Journey to the West reinvigorated one of Chinese literature’s most beloved classics for English-speaking audiences when it first appeared thirty years ago. Yu’s abridgment of his four-volume translation, The Monkey and the Monk, finally distills the epic novel’s most exciting and meaningful episodes without taking anything away from their true spirit. ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Pattaya 24/7

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #8
    Inside a secluded, lush estatelocated on the edge of Pattaya, an eccentric English-man’s gardener is found hanged. Calvino has been hired to investigate. Calvino finds himself pulled deep into the shadows of the war against drugs, into Code Orange alerts to flash across the screen of American intelligence. In a story packed with twists and turns, Calvino traces the links from the gardener’s past ... Read more

    $6.49 AUD

  • The Kite Runner: Study Guide

    The Kite Runner, Study Review Guide, Khaled Hosseini

    series Total Class Notes Study Guides
    Don't want to read the actual book? Tired of reading super long reviews? This new study guide is perfect for you!! This study guide provides a short and concise review guide of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. The guide includes:· A short summary of the entire novel· The major themes and their relationship to the storyline· A character guide with brief details on each role· Bullet-point chapter ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The Corruptionist

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #11
    Set during the recent turbulent times in Thailand, the 11th novel in the Calvino series centers around the street demonstrations and occupation of Government House in Bangkok. Hired by an American businessman, Calvino finds himself caught in the middle of a family conflict over a Chinese corporate takeover. This is no ordinary deal. Calvino and his client are up against powerful forces set to ... Read more

    $5.53 AUD

  • Cold Hit

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #6
    Five foreigners have died in Bangkok. Were they drug overdose victims or victims of a serial killer? Calvino believes the evidence points to a serial killer who stalks tourists in Bangkok. The Thai police, including Colonel Pratt, don’t buy his theory. Calvino teams up with an LAPD officer on a bodyguard assignment. Hidden forces pull them through swank shopping malls, rundown hotels, Klong Toey ... Read more

    $6.49 AUD

  • The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China

    The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun

    by Lu Xun ...
    Lu Xun (Lu Hsun) is arguably the greatest writer of modern China, and is considered by many to be the founder of modern Chinese literature. Lu Xun's stories both indict outdated Chinese traditions and embrace China's cultural richness and individuality. This volume presents brand-new translations by Julia Lovell of all of Lu Xun's stories, including 'The Real Story of Ah-Q', 'Diary of a Madman', ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 2 (Guardian™ Classics)

    This 2nd volume contains the following 50 works, arranged alphabetically by authors’ last names:Jerome, Jerome K.: Three Men in a BoatJoyce, James: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJoyce, James: UlyssesKingsley, Charles: The Water-BabiesKipling, Rudyard: KimLa Fayette, Madame de: The Princess of ClèvesLaclos, Pierre Choderlos de: Dangerous LiaisonsLawrence, D. H.: Sons and LoversLawrence, D. ... Read more

    $0.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Gitanjali

    Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore One of the greatest works of poetry in the modern times, Tagore’s Gitanjali was originally published in Bengali on August 14, 1910 as a collection of 157 poems. However, while translating it in English later on, Gurudev, as Tagore was popularly know as, shortened it to a collection of 103 poems which included 53 poems from the original ‘Gitanjali’ and 50 other ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Jumpers

    series Vincent Calvino Crime Novel #16
    Calvino investigates the death of a friend, a Canadian painter. The medical examiner finds the young man has ingested an exit drug, and the police verdict of suicide seems justified. But in Bangkok appearances have a habit of deceiving. Sometimes jumpers are given a leg up in their leap to the next life. Fingering the helper can be a risky business, and for Calvino this promises to be one of those ... Read more

    $11.91 AUD

  • God of Darkness

    Rahu, God of Darkness, has unraveled the safety nets in the City of Angels. Even the rich are in a free-fall state when the Thai economic boom goes bust in 1997. A young American, Hurley Ransom Conover, follows his Thai girlfriend to her homeland and finds himself at the center of her family’s turmoil. Hurley trips along the edges of Bangkok days and nights giving the performance of his life as ... Read more

    $3.67 AUD

  • The Jungle Book (Complete & Illustrated) (Free Audio Book Link)

    With Fifty one Illustrations

    series Greenhouse Classics
    The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by English Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–94. The original publications contain illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first six years of his childhood there. After about ten years in England, he went back to India and worked ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD

  • The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1,001 Nights

    Volume 3

    Translated by Malcolm Lyons, Ursula Lyons ...
    series The Arabian Nights #3
    Every night for three years the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin, executing her next morning. To end this brutal pattern and to save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love, riches and wonder - tales of mystical lands peopled with princes and hunchbacks, the Angel of Death and magical spirits, tales of the voyages of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A Haunting Smile

    series Land of Smiles Trilogy #3
    A Haunting Smile, the final novel in the Land of Smiles Trilogy, is a sharply observed picture interweaving documentary film technique and montage to convey the psychological horror, personal anguish and despair of the Black May of 1992 when students, workers, along with mobile phone carrying yuppies were massacred by the military on the streets of Bangkok.Robert Tuttle and George Snow, running at ... Read more

    $4.17 AUD

  • Phnom Penh Noir

    Many noir anthologies have inspired writers and publishers around the world to gather novelists to set noir stories in a city. When it comes to noir, not all cities are equal. The history of genocide and dislocation sets Phnom Penh apart from other places. What other city in modern times was emptied of all of his people at gun point, a city abandoned and left as a ghost town? The authors of ... Read more

    $8.32 AUD

  • A Bewitching Smile

    series Land of Smiles Trilogy #2
    A Bewitching Smile, second in the Land of Smiles Trilogy, is reminiscent of A Passage to India in the creation of a kind of psychological DMZ, another Shangri-la with its own epiphanies and perils. The toughsensitive characterization, and the sharp, often aphoristic dialogue, and the irony, combine to create a powerful drama.In this sequel to A Killing Smile, Richard Breach who is a magician, ... Read more

    $4.17 AUD