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  • Broken Verses

    _______________'A richly woven novel … The voice that guides us around this world darts with wit and lightness in a way that is unique and often lovely' - Rana Dasgupta, Guardian'The plot gallops along, ensuring a gripping read … thought-provoking' - Independent'A highly accomplished novel … A multi-layered but shrewdly simple tale'- New Statesman, Books of the Year... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

    In Other Rooms, Other Wonders illuminates a place and people as it describes the overlapping worlds of an extended Pakistani landowning family. Servants, masters, peasants and socialites, all inextricably bound to each other, confront the advantages and constraints of their station, the dissolution of old ways, and the shock of change. These richly textured stories reveal the complexities of ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • G.

    by John Berger ...
    In this luminous novel about a modern Don Juan, John Berger relates the story of G., a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early years of the last century as Europe teeters on the brink of war.With profound compassion, Berger explores the hearts and minds of both men and women, and what happens during sex, to reveal the conditions of the libertine's success: his ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The Tortilla Curtain

    by T. C. Boyle ...
    When Delaney Mossbacher knocks down a Mexican pedestrian, he neither reports the accident nor takes his victim to hospital. Instead the man accepts $20 and limps back to poverty and his pregnant 17-year-old wife, leaving Delaney to return to his privileged life in California. But these two men are fated against each other, as Delaney attempts to clear the land of the illegal immigrants who he ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • About Looking

    by John Berger ...
    'Polemical, meditative, radical, always original, Berger's essays are extremely wide-ranging' Geoff Dyer'One of the most influential intellectuals of our time' Observer'Berger is a writer one demands to know more about ... an intriguing and powerful mind and talent' New York TimesAs a novelist, essayist, and cultural historian, John Berger is a writer of dazzling eloquence and arresting insight ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • Hallucinating Foucault

    In this ravishing tale of sexual and textual obsession, the young unnamed narrator sets forth from Cambridge on a quest. He is to rescue the subject of his doctoral research, Paul Michel, the brilliant but mad writer, from incarceration in a mental institution in France. What ensues is a drama of terrible intimacy and tenderness played out one hot and humid summer in Paris and in the south of ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • Moonlight in Odessa

    I loved my native city, but how I longed to escape, to go to America - a land full of eligible men...Twenty-something Daria is an intelligent, bilingual secretary who should have her pick of the men in Odessa - except that the only men who are making advances are a dashing mafia gangster and her boss. Fearful that she'll be fired for refusing to sleep her way to the top, she decides to moonlight ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Salvage the Bones

    by Jesmyn Ward ...
    _______________'A brilliantly pacy adventure story ... Ward writes like a dream' - The Times'F****resh and urgent' - New York Times'There's something of Faulkner to Ward's grand diction' - Guardian_______________WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDHurricane Katrina is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the co... ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • The New Cold War

    How the Kremlin Menaces both Russia and the West

    by Edward Lucas ...
    Revised and updated with a new preface on the Crimean crisis______________________________________'An impressive polemic arguing that the West still underestimates the danger that Putin's Russia poses ... A useful appeal for vigilance' - Sunday Times'Highly informed, crisply written and alarming ... Wise up and stick together is the concluding message in Lucas's outstanding book' - Micha... ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD

  • To the Wedding

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    by John Berger ...
    A mother and father, estranged for years, are travelling across Europe to their daughter's wedding. Vibrant, beautiful Ninon has fallen in love with the young Italian Gino. She is twenty-three years old - and she is dying of AIDS.As their wedding approaches, the story of Ninon and Gino unfolds. On their wedding day, Ninon will take off her shoes and dance with Gino: they will dance as if they will ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • GoodFellas

    The enthralling story of Henry Hill's life as a gangster and notorious participation in the Witness Protection Programme, made into the hugely acclaimed Martin Scorsese film_________________________'Absolutely engrossing' - New York Times'The best book ever written on organised crime' - Cosmopolitan'A riveting account of organised crime as a way of life ... extraordinary' <e... ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • The Princess Bride

    Beautiful, flaxen-haired Buttercup has fallen for Westley, the farm boy, and when he departs to make his fortune, she vows never to love another. So when she hears that his ship has been captured by the Dread Pirate Roberts - who never leaves survivors - her heart is broken. But her charms draw the attention of the relentless Prince Humperdinck who wants a wife and will go to any lengths to have ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD