Lists and Suggestions


Category: books

List: Australian Fiction

Stedman, M. L.

"A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lig...

Moriarty, Liane.

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Morton, Kate, 1976-

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McInerney, Monica, author.

"For the past thirty-three years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the wo...

Davis, Brooke, author.

Follows a shared encounter between an abandoned 7-year-old, a widowed shut-in and a nursing home esc...

Kent, Hannah, 1985-

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Winton, Tim.

Two families marked by tragedy are thrown together in a rambling house with a past. The Lambs and th...

McFarlane, Fiona, 1978-

"An elderly Australian woman lets a mysterious and possibly sinister caretaker into her beach-s...

Carey, Peter, 1943-

The legend of Ned Kelly, notorious outlaw and bank robber, as written in his own words for an infant...

Stead, Christina, 1902-1983.

Every family lives in an evolving story, told by all its members, inside a landscape of portentous e...

Forsyth, Kate, 1966- author.

"After Margherita's father steals parsley from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena L...

Temple, Peter, 1946-

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Flanagan, Richard, 1961- author.

"A novel of love and war that traces the life of one man-- an Australian surgeon-- from a priso...

Simsion, Graeme C.

Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can count all h...

Garner, Helen, 1942-

"In her first novel in fifteen years, Helen Garner writes about the joys and limits of female f...

McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015.

Colleen McCullough's sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forb...

Alexandra, Belinda, author.

"From internationally bestselling author Belinda Alexandra comes a sweeping, emotional journey ...

Brooks, Geraldine.

This gripping historical novel is based on the true story of Eyam, the "Plague Village," i...

Whiting, Frances, author.

The young life of good-girl Lulu is irrevocably shaped by unconventional best friend, Annabelle, wit...

Tsiolkas, Christos, 1965-

At a festive barbecue in the Melbourne suburb a man slaps the child of another couple, triggering a ...