Book List:15 titles
  • The Passage of Love is a moving novel from one of Australia’s most beloved authors, two-time winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Alex Miller.Both intimate and epic, Miller’s autobiographical novel begins as the story of Robert Crofts, whose fathe...



  • From one of Australia's greatest novelists comes this fine collection, a storyteller's journey. These short stories and essays, written over the last 40 years, comprise an insightful and intelligent meditation on the life of the novelist and the cult...


  • Strangers did not, as a rule, find their way to Chez Dom—a small, rundown Tunisian cafe on Paris' distant fringes, run by the widow Houria and her young niece, Sabiha. But when one day a lost Australian tourist, John Patterner, seeks shelter in the...


  • Osama bin Laden is Dead is about growing up in a sad little town in the middle of nowhere. It’s about going to high school with a bunch of rich kids who hate you because you buy your clothes at Walmart. It’s about your parents manipulating you in...


  • 'His beauty and aloofness disturbed the equilibrium of the Rankin family. The stockman for a long time offered a resistance to the efforts of the members of the family to involve him in their lives. He moved about in their familiar world, observing i...


  • Autumn Laing seduces Pat Donlon with her lust for life and art. In doing so she not only compromises the trusting love she has with her husband, Arthur, she also steals the future from Pat's young and beautiful wife, Edith, and their unborn child. Fi...


  • In this haunting story, two Australian men are hired to clear the ubiquitous manuka scrub in a bleak and rain-swept New Zealand gully. As their wide open homeland and dreams of teaching the locals how to break in horses begin to seem increasingly rem...


  • Through this engaging story, you and your children will enter a new world and live an adventure with an unlikely explorer. In a calm little pond, on the banks of a great river, there lived a little fish. There was nothing special about him. In fact h...






  • A hauntingly beautiful meditation on the land, the past, exile and friendship, Landscape of Farewell is the powerful new novel from acclaimed Australian author, Alex Miller. It is the story of Max Otto, an elderly German academic. After...



  • 'A narrow, vertical painting, tightly enclosing the scene. Her pale arm and her pale thigh. Viewed at a diagonal through an exceedingly tall doorway. just a glimpse of something.'An ageing portrait artist meets a woman who unsettles hi...


  • Following the sudden end of her marriage, Annabelle Beck returns from Melbourne to the sanctuary of her old family home in North Queensland. There, on an archaeological survey, she discovers that the aboriginal field officer, Bo Rennie, knows her fro...


  • With university behind her, Emily Stanton finds herself on the threshold of life. Introduced to a Scottish engineer, the exoticism of his life in Paris beckons, and she leaves her family home in 1920s Melbourne to become his wife. But far from provid...


  • In the winner of Australia's top prize for fiction, three central characters explore their family histories over the centuries and across the continents, revealing the connections they share and discovering their spiritual destinies....