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 September Highlights 2010

When the curtain falls on Puccini’s opera, Cho-Cho-San – Madame Butterfly – hands over her only child to his American father, and kills herself.Taking this searing moment as its springboard, Butterfly’s Shadow sends its characters spinning i... read more

Butterfly's Shadow
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 September Highlights 2010

HIS NAME IS THE PRIEST. HIS WEAPON IS A CRUCIFIX. HIS VICTIMS DON'T HAVE A PRAYER. A killer is stalking the dark streets of Dublin. Before each attack, he makes the sign of the cross; then he sends his victims to God. After a diplomat's daughter is brutally assaulted and l... read more

The Priest
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 September Highlights 2010

Reading Level:Near Fine
Awards:Winner of PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2011.

For New Zealand, World War One was wholly avoidable, wholly unnecessary - and almost wholly disastrous. Stevan Eldred-Grigg believes that the enormous cost of the war to our people was way too high - and that we still feel its effects, b... read more

The Great Wrong War : New Zealand Society in WWI
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 September Highlights 2010

Old Aliide Truu lives alone in a cottage in the woods, pestered by flies she wishes would leave her in peace. Her isolation is interrupted when she spies a young woman under a tree in her garden. The girl is strange; arriving in the dead of night, bruised, dirty and shoeless - ... read more

Purge
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 September Highlights 2010

Reading Level:very good

Deborah Devonshire is a natural writer with a knack for the telling phrase and for hitting the nail on the head. She tells the story of her upbringing, lovingly and wittily describing her parents (so memorably fictionalised by her si... read more

Wait For Me: Memoirs of the Youngest Mitford Sister
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 September Highlights 2010

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Savages
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Blossoms and Shadows is a compelling and beautiful tale of love and war, women and men, and the rise of modern Japan. For centuries Japan has been on its own; isolated by choice from the rest of the world. But the Western powers are now at its shores, its governm... read more

Blossoms and Shadows
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 September Highlights 2010

Lennox is madly in lust with the daughter of bookie and greyhound breeder 'Small Change MacFarlane'. After making a killing on what looks like a crooked race, MacFarlane is found bludgeoned to death. Lennox gets drawn into the shady business as he hunts the kill... read more

The Long Glasgow Kiss
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 September Highlights 2010

Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the ... read more

Into the Beautiful North
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In the beautiful lake-town of Sorbinowo, Sergeant Merwin Kluuge receives a phone call from an anonymous woman: a girl has gone missing from the summer camp of the mysterious The Pure Life, a religious sect buried deep in the woods. Chief Inspector Van Veeteren is recruited to help solve the mystery. Things soon take a sinister turn.

The Inspector and Silence
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 September Highlights 2010

Awards:Winner of Australian / Vogel Literary Award 2009.

It's the 1880s. Marvellous Melbourne is a lavish and raucous city where anything could happen. Eccentric entrepreneur Edward William Cole is building the sprawling Cole's Book Arcade and filling it with whatever amuses him, or supports his favourite causes: a giant squid,... read more

Utopian Man
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 September Highlights 2010

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The Cobra
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