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Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Title: Mr. Dickens and His Carol Author: Samantha Silva Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Faber Factory Plus/Allison and Busby/Allen and Unwin Published: 22nd November 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 320 Price: $24.99 Synopsis: ‘A charming, comic, and ultimately poignant Christmas tale about the creation of the most famous Christmas tale ever written. It’s as foggy and haunted… Continue reading Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

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Wrap up #4: Australian Women Writer’s Challenge 2017: Challenge Completed

Wrap up #4: Australian Women Writer’s Challenge 2017: Challenge Completed     2017 was the first year I took part in the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge, and it was the sixth year it has been running. Keen to read more Australian Women Writers and raise the profile of our wonderfully talented female authors, I signed… Continue reading Wrap up #4: Australian Women Writer’s Challenge 2017: Challenge Completed

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy by John Zubrzycki

Title: The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy Author: John Zubrzycki Genre: Non-fiction, biography Publisher: Transit Lounge Published: 1st April, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 304 plus 8 page illustration insert Price: $29.99 Synopsis: It was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. In 1891, a notorious jeweller and curio… Continue reading The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy by John Zubrzycki