|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
|Awards:|| Winner - Victorian Premier's Award Fiction |
The stunningly powerful new novel from the author of The Slap. 'They kill us, they crucify us, they throw us to beasts in the arena, they sew our lips together and watch us starve. They bugger children in front of their mothers and violate men in front of their wives. The temple... read more
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
'I am absolutely terrified of losing a job I absolutely hate.' Stephen Maserov has problems. A onetime teacher, married to fellow teacher Eleanor, he has retrained and is now a second-year lawyer working at mega-firm Freely Savage Carter Blanche. Despite toiling... read more
As he flees the police, Ned Kelly scribbles his narrative in semiliterate but magically descriptive prose. To his pursuers he is a thief and a murderer. To his own people he's a hero for opposing the English. Ned, who saw his first prison cell at fifteen, ... read more
A thrilling and ambitious new novel from the author of the bestselling and prize-winning TERRA NULLIUS Shane Daniels and Romany Zetz have been drawn into a war that is not their own. Lives will be destroyed, families will be torn apart. Trust will be broken. When the war is o... read more
Shortlisted for the 2019 VPLA for an unpublished manuscript, Shirl expertly dissects the Australian identity through a range of what-if scenarios: a lonely yowie emerges from the bush to attend the Desperate and Dateless Ball; mysterious creatures descend from the sky to place a ba... read more
Leah Purcell's play caused a sensation on performance and won the NSW Premier's Prize Book of the Year and now she is expanding that play and a film script to write a novel that while still 'Tarantino meets Deadwood' is also so much more. In the titular character The Dr... read more
A luminous and remarkable memoir of a singular life in art and nature.
Winner of the 2017 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize Shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize Sparked by the description of a 'Malay trollope' in W. Somerset Maugham's story, 'The Four Dutchmen', Mirandi Riwoe's novella, The Fish Girl, tells of an Indonesian girl whose life is ch... read more
Kitty Hawke, the last inhabitant of a dying island sinking into the wind-lashed Chesapeake Bay, has resigned herself to annihilation... Until one night her granddaughter blows ashore in the midst of a storm, desperate, begging for sanctuary. For years, Kitty has kept herself... read more
Fourteen-year-old convict Tom Clay lives in a shepherd's hut in the bush, protecting his master's sheep from wild dogs. When a vicious fellow shepherd returns to ensure there are no witnesses to his crimes, the bush-crafty Tom and his hapless mate Rowdy face a life-and-death bat... read more
|Awards:||Longlisted Dublin Literary Award 2020 Winner of the Miles Franklin Award 2019! ABIA Shortlisted Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2019 Shortlisted Stella Awards 2019 |
Winner of the Miles Franklin Award 2019!
A dark and funny new novel from the multi-award-winning author of Mullumbimby.
Too much lip, her old problem from way back. And the older she got, the harder it seemed to get to swallow her opinions. The avalanche of bulls... read more
|Series:||Fremantle Press Treasures|
Harley, a man of Nyoongar ancestry, finds himself at a difficult point in the history of his country, family and self. As the apparently successful outcome of his white grandfather's enthusiastic attempts to isolate and breed the 'first white man born', he wants to ... read more