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 Historical

Who remembers the onlookers on the sidelines of big events? Such bystanders as the deposed queen Vashti, the blood-stained murdering grandmother Athaliah, the bluff soldier in King David's army, or the desperately searching mother Phoebe? In Bystanders Vale... read more

Bystanders: Echoes of Stories Past

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 Historical

The enthralling story of Captain Cook's voyage to Australia, as seen through the eager eyes of a cabin boy. When young Isaac Manley sailed on the Endeavourfrom England in 1768, no one on board knew if a mysterious southern continent existed in the vast Pacific Ocean. It... read more

Captain Cook's Apprentice
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Australia's bestselling maritime historian explores the story of how the Dutch discovered Australia. For many, the colonial story of Australia starts with Captain Cook's discovery of the east coast in 1770, but it was some 164 years before his hist... read more

Dampier, the Dutch and the Great South Land
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Category:

 Historical

An unsettling, brilliant novel about the truths and lies of mythology and history from the acclaimed author of The Slap. Isaac is a photographer in his mid-30, travelling through Europe. It is the post-Cold War Europe of a united currency, illegal immigration and of a globalise... read more

Dead Europe
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Category:

 Historical

It is 1970, and cracks are appearing in the Soviet Union as it struggles to quell dissident voices. Censored at home, the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn is lauded in the West for exposing the underbelly of communism, and is rumoured to be writing his most d... read more

Dinner with the Dissidents
$29.99(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Historical

Las aventuras picarescas de una Sherezade latinoamericana, relatando su nacimiento ileg timo, su orfandad, su adolescencia sin rumbo, sus actividades contra el gobierno, y su romance con un problem tico director de pel culas documentales. Por medio de su don narrativo, Eva Luna inv... read more

Eva Luna
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Category:

 Historical

Series:The Matilda Saga

There have been fires before, but not like this. Heartbreaking and powerful, FACING THE FLAME is a story of the triumph of courage and community, and a love for the land so deep that not even bushfire can erode it. Gibber's Creek, 1978 As grass dries and the ... read more

Facing the Flame (Matilda Saga #7)

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 Historical

Maud Gage Baum, widow of the author of the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, met Judy Garland, the young actress playing the role of Dorothy on the set of The Wizard of Oz in 1939. At the time, Maud was seventy-eight and Judy was sixteen. In spite of their age difference, Maud immedi... read more

Finding Dorothy
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Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

Highway robber. Convict. Runaway. Mother. She will do anything for freedom, but at what cost?
Jenny Trelawney is no ordinary thief. Forced by poverty to live in the forest, she becomes a successful highwaywoman - until her luck runs out. ? Transported to Britain's furthest colony, Jenny ... read more

Fled

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 Historical

A dramatic new departure for international bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, FOOLS AND MORTALS takes us into the heart of the Elizabethan era, long one of his favourite periods of British history. 'With all the vivid history that is his trademark, Bernard Cornwell tr... read more

Fools and Mortals
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Category:

 Historical

'It's hard to find the right words to praise this novel. I think we need a whole new critical vocabulary to be invented. Rawson recreates a vanished historical world with utterly convincing characters as well as inhabits the mind of a cephalopod alien and make us feel, in bot... read more

From the Wreck
$29.95(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Historical

Out in that country the sun smeared the sky and nothing ever altered, except that one day a scrap man came by ...HER name is scarcely known or remembered. All in all, she is worth less than the nine shillings and sixpence counted into her father's hand. She bides her time. She does her ... read more

Her
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