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  • Quicksand

    A seductive psychological thriller about obsession, jealousy and deceit, and a Japanese classicSonoko Kakiuchi is a cultured Osaka lady in an uninspiring marriage. When she decides to take an art class in town she meets the extraordinary Mitsuko, a woman as beautiful and charismatic as she is cunning. They begin a passionate affair and Sonoko soon finds herself infatuated by Mitsuko, and ensnared ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Human Factor

    by Graham Greene ...
    With a new introduction by Colm ToibinA leak is traced to a small sub-section of SIS, sparking off the inevitable security checks, tensions and suspicions. The sort of atmosphere, perhaps, where mistakes could be made? For Maurice Castle, it is the end of the line anyway, and time for him to retire to live peacefully with his African wife, Sarah.To the lonely, isolated, neurotic world of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Submission

    As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and the charismatic Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Forming a controversial alliance with the political left to block the Front National’s alarming ascendency, Ben Abbes sweeps to power, and overnight the country is transformed. This proves to be the death ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Great World

    by David Malouf ...
    Every city, town and village has its memorial to war. Nowhere are these more eloquent than in Australia, generations of whose young men have enlisted to fight other people's battles - from Gallipoli and the Somme to Malaya and Vietnam. In The Great World, his finest novel yet, David Malouf gives a voice to that experience. But The Great World is more than a novel of war. Ranging over seventy years ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Redbreast

    Harry Hole 3

    by Jo Nesbo ...
    Narrated by Sean Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 38 min

    Harry Hole, drunkard, loner and brilliant detective is reassigned to surveillance after a high profile mistake.He's bored by his new job until a report of a rare and unusual gun being fired sparks his interest because of its possible links to Neo Nazi activity. Then a former soldier is found with his throat cut. Next Harry's former partner is murdered. Why had she been trying to reach Harry on the ... Read more

    $21.52 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • The New Threat From Islamic Militancy

    by Jason Burke ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016In The New Threat renowned expert and prize-winning reporter Jason Burke provides the clearest and most comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy today.From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Islamic militancy appears stronger, more widespread and more threatening than ever. ISIS and other groups, such as Boko Haram, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Good As Gold

    by Joseph Heller ...
    On paper, Bruce Gold seems to have carved a comfortable niche for himself. But in the flesh, he's not so impressive. His ancient father thinks he's a fool, his children fail to notice him and even his wife doesn't realise he's no longer living with her. Gold's been promised a prestigious government post in Washington - only he's never been told what the position actually is. Hugely funny and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • True Story

    Michael Finkel was a top New York Times Magazine journalist publicly fired and disgraced for making up a composite character for a big investigative news piece about Africa. This book is about how this brilliant, high achieving journalist found himself at that point in his life. But in parallel it's also about Christian Longo, a man accused of the multiple murder of his own wife and three children ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Caravaggio

    by Helen Langdon ...
    Of all Italian painters, Caravaggio (c. 1565-1609) speaks most intensely to the modern world. His early works suggest a fascination with his own youth and sexuality and the trancience of love and beauty his later religious art speaks of violence, passion, solitude and death. Ugly, almost brutal-looking, Caravaggio was constantly embroiled in fights and entangled with the law; the prototype anti ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Titus Awakes

    The Lost Book of Gormenghast

    In Titus Awakes the 77th Earl of Groan leaves the crumbling castle of Gormenghast and finds the larger world even stranger than his birthplace. Confronted by elemental and human threats - snowstorms, shipwrecks and attempts on his life - Titus' bravery is tested and he must fight to free himself from the claims of his past.Peake began this fourth and final volume of the Gormenghast stories but he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Broken April

    by Ismail Kadare ...
    From the moment that Gjorg's brother is killed by a neighbour, his own life is forfeit: for the code of Kanun requires Gjorg to kill his brother's murderer and then in turn be hunted down. After shooting his brother's killer, young Gjorg is entitled to thirty days' grace - not enough to see out the month of April.Then a visiting honeymoon couple cross the path of the fugitive. The bride's heart ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Flat Earth News

    An Award-winning Reporter Exposes Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media

    by Nick Davies ...
    Does ‘fake news’ really exist? Find out from the ultimate insider.After years of working as a respected journalist, Nick Davies, in this shocking exposé, reveals what really goes on behind the scenes of this contentious industry.From a prestigious newspaper that allowed intelligence agencies to plant fiction in its columns, to the newsroom that routinely rejected stories due to racial bias, to the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD