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Burial Rites - Hannah Kent

Burial Rites

A staggeringly accomplished novel, this is the finest literary debut of 2013 In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnusdottir is condemned to death for her part

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Jasper Jones - Craig Silvey

Jasper Jones

Late on a hot summer night in the tail end of 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an

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Stasiland - Anna Funder


Truth can be stranger—and more fascinating—than fiction. Anna Funder tells extraordinary stories from the underbelly of the most perfected surveillance state of all time, the

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The Thorn Birds - Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

A sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions and forbidden love in the Australian Outback One of the most beloved novels of all

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The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the

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The Rosie Project - Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project

The feel-good novel of 2013, The Rosie Project is a classic screwball romance Don Tillman is getting married. He just doesn’t know who to yet.

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Dirt Music - Tim Winton

Dirt Music

Georgie Jutland is a mess. At forty, with her career in ruins, she finds herself stranded in White Point with a fisherman she doesn’t love

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Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights

The classic novel of the destructive force of jealousy and vengeance. Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced

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