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Hamnet
Hamnet
O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972-
Books
Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles with her husband in Henley Street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies in 1596, aged eleven. Four years or s...
[4 copies, 2 reserves]
The mirror and the light
The mirror and the light
Mantel, Hilary, 1952-Thomas Cromwell trilogy ; 3.Thomas Cromwell trilogy ; 3.
Audiobooks
'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?' England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfasts with the victors. The blacksmith's son from Putney...
[2 copies, 3 reserves]
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world [ebook]
10 minutes 38 seconds in this strange world [ebook]
Shafak, Elif
Books
Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize A moving novel on the power of friendship in our darkest times, from internationally renowned writer and speaker Elif Shafak. In the pulsating moments after she has been murdered and left in a dumpster outside Istanbul, Tequila Leila enters a state of heighte...
Bruny
Bruny
Rose, Heather, 1964-
Books
How far would your government go? A right-wing US president has withdrawn America from the Middle East and the UN. Daesh has a thoroughfare to the sea and China is Australia's newest ally. When a bomb goes off in remote Tasmania, Astrid Coleman agrees to return home to help her brother before an ...
[9 copies, 34 reserves]
The place on Dalhousie [ebook]
The place on Dalhousie [ebook]
Marchetta, Melina
Books
'You look the type to break your father's heart.' 'Yeah, but he broke mine first.' When Rosie Gennaro first meets Jimmy Hailler, she has walked away from life in Sydney, leaving behind the place on Dalhousie that her father, Seb, painstakingly rebuilt for his family but never saw completed. Two y...
Simpson returns [ebook]
Simpson returns [ebook]
Macauley, Wayne
Books
They are making their twenty-ninth, and perhaps final, attempt to find the country's famed Inland Sea. On the road north from Melbourne, Simpson and his weary donkey encounter a broke single mother, a suicidal Vietnam veteran, a refugee who has lost everything, an abused teenager and a deranged e...
Often I am happy [ebook]
Often I am happy [ebook]
Grendahl, Jens Christian
Books
When Ellinor addresses her best friend Anna, she does not expect a reply. Anna has been dead for forty years, killed in the same skiing accident that claimed Henning: Ellinor's first husband and Anna's lover. Ellinor instead tells her that Georg has died - Georg who was once Anna's, but whom Elli...
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