Book Industry, Books, literary fiction

The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

Title: The God Child Author: Nana Oforiatta Ayim Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus Published: 4th February 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 256 Price: $26.99 Synopsis: Maya grows up in Germany knowing that her parents are different: from one another, and from the rest of the world. Her reserved, studious father is distant; and her beautiful,… Continue reading The God Child by Nana Oforiatta Ayim

biography, Book Industry, Books, history, non-fiction, Publishers, Reading, Reviews

A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War by Simon Parkin

Title: A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War Author: Simon Parkin Genre: Non-fiction, Biography Publisher: Hachette Australia/Sceptre Published: 12th November 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 310 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: Find out what is happening in the Atlantic, find ways of getting the convoys through, and sink the U-boats!' Prime Minster, Winston… Continue reading A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game that Won the War by Simon Parkin

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Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterley by Annabel Abbs

Title: Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterley Author: Annabel Abbs Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Published: 11th September 2011 Format: Paperback Pages: 372 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: The moving story of Frieda von Richthofen, wife of D.H. Lawrence - and the real-life inspiration for Lady Chatterley's Lover, a novel banned for more than 30 years Germany,… Continue reading Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterley by Annabel Abbs

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The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers

Title: The Seventh Cross Author: Anna Seghers, translated from the German by Margot  Bettauer Dembo Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: First published 1942, republished 29th May 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 390 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A rediscovered German classic novel from 1942, The Seventh Cross is both a gripping escape story and a powerful novel of… Continue reading The Seventh Cross by Anna Seghers

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Wolf Children by Paul Dowsell

Title: Wolf Children Author: Paul Dowsell Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Published: 1st November 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: survival in the cellar of an abandoned hospital, Otto and his ragtag gang of kids have banded together in the desperate, bombed-out city. The war may be over, but danger lurks in the… Continue reading Wolf Children by Paul Dowsell

Australian literature, Australian women writers, Books, Crime/Mystery, history, Reading, Reviews, Rowland Sinclair

Paving the New Road by Sulari Gentill

Book Title: Paving the New Road (Rowland Sinclair, #4) Author: Sulari Gentill Publisher: Pantera Press Genre: Crime, Historical Fiction Release Date: August 1st, 2012 Book Synopsis: It’s 1933, and the political landscape of Europe is darkening. Eric Campbell, the man who would be Australia’s Führer, is on a fascist tour of the Continent, meeting dictators… Continue reading Paving the New Road by Sulari Gentill