- Location(s): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): 1960s
‘The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American’ Ian McEwan Into the intrigue and violence of 1950s Indo-China comes CIA agent Alden Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious ‘Third Force’....
- Location(s): Pomona Island
- Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
- Era(s): Contemporary
Detective Carrie Flynn’s sister Hattie was kidnapped when they were both little girls. After the police failed to find the culprit, Carrie swore she would become a detective and solve the case herself. But the face of the man...
- Location(s): Africa, Algeria
- Genre(s): Historical, Humour
- Era(s): 1930s
Joann Sfar’s beloved, humorous, and wise talking cat is back for more beautifully illustrated adventures in Algiers and across Africa in the 1930s. While the rabbi is away, his cat tags along with Malka of the Lions (the rabbi’s...
- Location(s): Austria
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Turn 20th Century
Set during the doomed splendour of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, The Radetzky March tells the story of the celebrated Trotta family, tracing their rise and fall over three generations. Theirs is a sweeping history of heroism and duty, desire and...
- Location(s): Australia
- Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future
- Era(s): The Future
In a thirsty, drought-stricken Australia, the country is well and truly sunburnt. As the Eastern states are evacuated to more appealing climates, a stubborn few resist the forced removal. They hide out in small country towns – where no...