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The Frangipani Gardens
The Frangipani Gar...
Barbara Hanrahan


Rediscover the dark magic of Barbara Hanrahan’s visionary gothic novel. Nothing is as it seems in this twisted fairytale of moral ambiguity and corrupted innocence.

Available for purchase from 30/01/2017
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Things Could Be Worse
Things Could Be Wo...
Lily Brett


Rediscover the lovable character Lola Bensky with this stylish reissue of Lily Brett’s first work of fiction


Charades
Charades
Janette Turner Ho...


Stunningly original, Charades has stood the test of time as a major Australian work.


A Descant for Gossips (UQP Modern Classics)
A Descant for Goss...
Thea Astley


A stylish reissue of one of Thea Astley’s finest early novels, featured in the UQP Modern Classics series.


Miss Peabody’s Inheritance (UQP Modern Classics)
Miss Peabody’s Inh...
Elizabeth Jolley


The fourth title in the new UQP Modern Classics series by acclaimed novelist Elizabeth Jolley


Joan Makes History
Joan Makes History
Kate Grenville


In this rollicking, irreverent tour de force, Kate Grenville rewrites the familiar past.


Loving Daughters
Loving Daughters
Olga Masters


A brilliant, unsentimental portrait of two sisters – one artistic and restless, the other houseproud, her father’s favourite.


Fineflour
Fineflour
Gillian Mears


The river Fineflour flows through this narrative as it flows through the town, linking time and place, character and event. A source of myth and memory, it brings tragedy as well as comfort. There is ...





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