Marion is determinedly ordinary. She likes her work, her broody flat-mate and sober fiance Peter. But she reckons without an inner self that wants something more. A subtle and penetrating observation of relationships between men and...
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- Author: Atwood, MargaretSummary:
- Kitchen capers, or, cooking blind : 89 recipes from cookbooks produced by the Australian Women's WeeklyAuthor: Retinitis Pigmentosa Association of the ACT Inc.Summary:
A selection of 89 tried and true recipes for soups, starters, meats, fish, sauces, desserts and cakes from the Australian Women's Weekly cookbooks.
- Author: Thorpe, KaySummary:
Dr. Tracy Redfern had signed on as ship's doctor for the Atlantic Star bound for the West Indies. She found herself on the Antarctic Star by mistake heading for Antarctica on a whaling trip!
- Author: Lunn, HughSummary:
The "Lunns for Buns" cake shop and the inimitable Fred and Olive are back; and so is Jim, bigger and more wayward than ever. Hughie Lunn tells more hilarious, over-the-top stories about his now famous Annerley Junction family...
- Author: Fine, AnneSummary:
New boy Chester Howard persuades his classmate, Joe, to do a project called `How to write really badly'. So begins an astonishing partnership that brings rewards both to Chester and Joe..
- Author: Sahgal, NayantaraSummary:
In 1929, on a train home to North India after months abroad, playboy Bushan Singh, a Rajah's son, is arrested and jailed. He tells his life story to his cell mates, a group of elderly trade unionists.
- Author: VAN ALLSBURG, ChrisSummary:
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.
- Author: Jordan, PennySummary:
Saffron's holiday in Italy with her father turns into a nightmare when she is kidnapped. To add to her ordeal, Saffron actually finds herself falling in love with Nico, who had posed as her father's friend but is actually in...
- Author: Rowe, JenniferSummary:
Margot Bell's mansion Deepdene is the home of her luxurious "makeover" clinic, where women go to become beautiful. Verity Birdwood discovers, however, that beneath the surface of Deepdene there are some very ugly things...
- Author: Beresford, ElisabethSummary:
Charlie has lived in the children's home for so long that he's built a fantasy world around him. Nobody would want to foster him. Or would they? The Atkinson family do, and the more they get to know Charlie, the more they...
- Author: Narayan, R. K.Summary:
Railway Raju is a disarmingly corrupt tourist guide who, after a series of comic adventures involving a beautiful dancer, inadvertently becomes one of India's great holy men.
- Author: Klein, RobinSummary:
An ugly old pile of rubbish or a fantastic castle? A group of children battle against the demolition of their castle by unimaginative adults.
- Author: Fraser, Christine MarionSummary:
Spring 1893. Anna returns home, to her brutal father Roderick, where she and her brothers make the best of things and visit their mother - committed to an asylum. Roderick, worried about what his wife may reveal, is unwittingly causing...
- Author: WINTON, TimSummary:
From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a house where they begin their lives again from scratch. For 20 years they laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes home for their...
- Author: Pershall, MarySummary:
Long ago, a boy named William trapped a young cockatoo. He called the cockie Barney. This is the story of what Barney saw from his cage in William's garden, and the story of what happened when William grew too old to care for...
- Men are from Mars, women are from Venus : a practical guide for improving communication and getting what you want in your relationshipsAuthor: Gray, JohnSummary:
The author uses the metaphor of Mars and Venus to illustrate the commonly occurring conflicts between men and women. He gives advise on how to counteract these differences in communication styles, emotional needs and modes of behaviour...
- Author: Barber, AntoniaSummary:
In the cold white land at the top of the world there lived an enchanter and his daughter. So great was his power that, even amid the frozen wastes, the gardens had perfumed flowers and singing birds. But each new power once gained left...
- Author: Dobbs, Horace E.Summary:
Dr Dobbs, having studied dolphins for many years, came to the conclusion that these intelligent mammals were using their brains in ways beneficial to human beings. He tested this by exposing people under stress to wild dolphins, with...
- Author: Aiken, JoanSummary:
The king of the Elves loses his crown when the elves have their spring cleaning. Prince Coriander, on a quest to find the precious crown, faces great danger.
- Author: Dashner, JamesSummary:
From Duluth, Georgia, fourteen-year-old Jimmy Fincher sets off on a quest that takes him across the country and to other, sometimes terrifying, worlds, armed with a powerful gift and a mission: to prevent the evil Stompers from...