Books

Format: 08/2017
Format: 08/2017
Addis, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Addis
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A thrilling and accessible portrait of a city that is central to the development of European and world civilization, narrated through thirty 'scenes' in its 2,750-year history.

Rome by Ferdinand Addis
Robinson, Peter
Peter Robinson
[field_chapter]

A retired professor uncovers a murder at a remote boarding school. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

Seven Years by Peter Robinson
Todd, Charles
Charles Todd
[field_chapter]

A stolen book sets off a sinister chain of events. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

The Pretty Little Box by Charles Todd
Qiufan, Chen
Chen Qiufan
[field_chapter]

'Waste girl' Mimi becomes infected with a virus, becoming the host for an omniscient consciousness, hell-bent on righting wrongs - and igniting a class war and more.

The Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan
Whitworth, Victoria
Victoria Whitworth
[field_chapter]

A dark tale about a young woman navigating the betrayals and ambitions of the crown in 10th-century England.

Other Gods by Victoria Whitworth
Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
[field_chapter]

A portrait of social and cultural life under Cromwell's Protectorate, concentrating on the intellectually fecund atmosphere of Britain in 1657.

Providence Lost by Paul Lay
Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Strukul, Matteo
Matteo Strukul
[field_chapter]

The first instalment in a trilogy charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.

The Medici Chronicles by Matteo Strukul
Ginzburg, Natalia
Natalia Ginzburg
[field_chapter]

This is a moving and unsentimental portrait of a generation at war by the Italian novelist Natalia Ginzburg.

Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
[field_chapter]

Based one of China's most famous online crime serials, a killer crowd-sources his victims, playing a deadly but ingenious game of cat-and-mouse with the police.

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
Duojizhuoga
Duojizhuoga
[field_chapter]

A boy from the central Tibetan grasslands grows up in the wake of the Cultural Revolution. Love, loss, bears, bandits and Buddhist mysteries.

Dobson, Mary
Mary Dobson
[field_chapter]

A thematic miscellany of blood, bones and bodies.

Anatomica - A Compendium of Blood, Bones and Bodies by Mary Dobson
Duffy, Malcolm
Malcolm Duffy
[field_chapter]

Humorous and heartbreaking debut novel with the fresh, funny, honest voice of a 14-year-old Geordie lad recounting the trials and tribulations of family life and finding first love.

Hamilton, James
James Hamilton
[field_chapter]

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the present day.

The British Museum by James Hamilton
McLeod, Jenn J.
Jenn J. McLeod
[field_chapter]

A multi-generational contemporary romantic saga set in a cattle ranch in North Queensland.

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