Til Fisher has the perfect life: a wardrobe full of designer clothes and social life to die for. But on NYE she makes the ultimate fashion faux-pas, teaming the world's sexiest shoes with a virile, unshaven suit. When the dust from the glitter ball settles, Til finds out she's pregnant and the realities of becoming a parent descend.
One of Australia's best loved classics, in constant demand for students and general readers. The new Halstead Classics edition is the best paperback edition ever published, and the only one in print. The annotations explain its many treats with learning and humour.
From the author of Seven Little Australians. Here's the story of a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls, and the story of a country doctor who was busy with a family of his own. Ethel Turner takes us straight into a young people's world of a hundred years ago. Age 12+
A powerful family saga, which begins in pre-war Poland with a Jewish couple and a tight-knit community. In 1925 the couple move to Melbourne to a life acutely different to their old one. Distant Land goes to the heart of Australian cultural identity.
A collection of fiction, travels and poetry. Focusing on the forces that send people away from home and lead them back, the writers discover that much more lies below than on the surface - and that it's never what you'd expect.
Wildly funny, wickedly observant, it lays bare the secret world of online dating. Three women, who didn't know each other, went on the Internet one evening and each one fell in love ... with the same man. Gary Greeneyes is every woman's dream: devastatingly attractive, intriguingly rich, sex on legs. He is also a man playing a dangerous game.
A writer of graphic novels, in an attempt to rescue a
kidnapped father of two children, is taken over by his
own fictional creation, tough guy P.I. `Sainte-Claire',
and undergoes a terrifying metamorphosis. Set in the
Sydney underworld, against a backdrop of a crime war
between rival mobsters, Kings Cross' hard man Tim
Brierley is pitted ......
With Commentaries by John Taylor, Yvonne Rousseau and Mudrooroo
Joan Lindsay's classic novel Picnic at Hanging Rock is a subtle blend of mysterious and sinister events set in a period of Australian social life drawn with loving nostalgia. The final chapter of the novel was removed at the request of her publishers, creating a mystery to which thousands have begged to know the solution.