Fiction

On the Blue Train

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
USA
Category: 
Fiction

What really did happen to Agatha Christie during her mysterious eleven-day disappearance just as she was on the cusp of fame? An entrancing novel of creativity and grief.

Yes, she said, finally. Breaks are important. There are times when it's wiser to get away. From it all.

It was the work of a moment, on 4 December 1926, Agatha Christie of London became Teresa Neele, resident of the spa hotel, the Harrogate Hydro. With her wedding ring left behind her, and her minimal belongings unpacked, Agatha's lost days begin.

ISBN: 
9781760293109
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2016

A Guide to Berlin

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Fiction

A Guide to Berlin is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in Berlin.

A group of six international travellers, two Italians, two Japanese, an American and an Australian, meet in empty apartments in Berlin to share stories and memories. Each is enthralled in some way to the work of Vladimir Nabokov, and each is finding their way in deep winter in a haunted city. 

Sub Genre: 
Literary

Review - Let Me Die in His Footsteps, Lori Roy

Author Information
Book Title: 
Let Me Die In His Footsteps
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9781925240474
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Publisher: 
Text Publishing
Year of Publication: 
2015

Review - Burial Rites, Hannah Kent

Author Information
Book Title: 
Burial Rites
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780316243919
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Historical
Location: 
Iceland
Publisher: 
Little
Brown and Company
Year of Publication: 
2013

Burial Rites

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Fiction
Historical

A brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. 

Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. 

ISBN: 
9780316243919
Location: 
Iceland
Publisher: 
Little
Brown and Company
Year of Publication: 
2013

Review - BIG LITTLE LIES, Liane Moriarty

Author Information
Book Title: 
Big Little Lies
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781743530429
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Publisher: 
Pan MacMillan Australia

Review - THE PETTICOAT MEN, Barbara Ewing

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Petticoat Men
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9781781859827
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Legal
Historical
Location: 
London
Publisher: 
Head of Zeus
Year of Publication: 
2014

Review - THE LUMINARIES, Eleanor Catton

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Luminaries
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
ISBN: 
9780316074315
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Publisher: 
Little & Brown
Year of Publication: 
2013

Review - THE WEAVER FISH, Robert Edeson

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Weaver Fish
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922089526
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Publisher: 
Fremantle Press
Year of Publication: 
2014

SUFFICIENT GRACE - Amy Espeseth

Author Information
Book Title: 
Sufficient Grace
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781922070029
Categorisation
Category: 
Fiction
Location: 
United States
Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2012