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UQP Modern Classics (8 titles)

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.


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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Congratulations to the seven UQP authors shortlisted in the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards: Venero Armanno, Tony Birch, Peter Carnavas, Laura Elvery, Pip Harry, Charles Massy, and Jackie Ryan.  

The Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award  

Burning Down by Venero Armanno

We'll Show the World: Expo88 by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland Short Story Collection - Steele Rudd Award

Common People by Tony Birch

Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery

Griffith University Children's BookAward            

The Elephant by Peter Canarvas

Griffith University Young Adult Book Award       

Because of You by Pip Harry

The University of Queensland Non-Fiction Book Award

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture - A New Earth by Charles Massy

Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance    

We'll Show the World: Expo88by Jackie Ryan

University of Southern Queensland History Book Award              

We'll Show the World: Expo 88 by Jackie Ryan





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