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...
Author: WINTON, TimSummary:
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...
Author: CARTLAND, BarbaraSummary:
The Marquis of Veryan, with Sir Anthony Derville, sneaks away from his home where he has been tricked into promising marriage. He goes to another of his properties and finds new adventures.
Author: Ishiguro, KazuoSummary:
World War Two is over and Japan sets about rebuilding her shattered cities. Masuji Ono, an ageing painter, looks back over his life and assesses a career that coincided with the rise of Japanese...
Author: Farley, FrankSummary:
A young Englishman finds himself isolated in the Australian bush. Adventure and romance ensues as he discovers the reality of outback Australia.
Author: CORRIS, PeterSummary:
This humorous novel is set against the backdrop of Hollywood in the 1920's and follows the adventures of actor Richard Browning as he gets caught between the FBI and the Ku Klux Klan, and...
Author: LIVINGSTON, NancySummary:
Mr. Pringle is unhappily travelling Australia with the Friends of Nuclear Energy, seeking a friend's missing grandchild. Things become worse when a companion unwittingly becomes a drug...
Author: ARCHER, JeffreySummary:
When Adam's father died he left nothing but a sealed letter. Adam opened it hoping to find out why his father had had to leave his regiment in disgrace. He feels compelled to pursue the...
Author: PATRICK, WilliamSummary:
It's over 100 years since men took to the air and since then there have been many accounts of strange happenings. This is a selection of short stories which explore these mysteries.
Author: EDDINGS, DavidSummary:
Book two of `The Elenium' trilogy. Sparhawk has discovered that the only way to save the Queen is with the fabled gem Bhelliom and the quest begins to find the jewel before the year is up and...
Author: GRAHAM, JamesSummary:
World War Two is nearing its end but on one of the Channel Islands off the French coast, a fanatical SS unit hides out. It is Morgan's job to find out what they are planning.
Author: LAWFORD, EricSummary:
A collection of the experiences of nine Aboriginal stockmen working in the Fitzroy River area of Western Australia. Compiled from interview transcripts, this book gives an insight into the lives...