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Categories: Literary Fiction

Westerly editor Catherine Noske’s debut novel The Salt Madonna delivers a searing indictment of mob mentality and the stories people will tell – and fervently believe – to sustain their way of life. …

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Stacey and Isak long for another child and decide to sign up for an experimental genetics program that offers them a chance to add to their family while supporting them …

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Ian Reid twists together three tales in an examination of conscience demonstrating that “what is right” is rarely a singular narrative or universal truth. As two post-grad student historians in …

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John Kinsella engages in a science-fantasy exploration of cultural blindness with his latest novel. Hollow Earth utilises an Edwardian style and narrative viewpoint to satirise modern cultural values. Kinsella combines …

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Refuge is a meditation on place and belonging which intertwines the stories of a tenderly portrayed and compelling cast of characters. Each in their bush shacks, Greta and Tinny share …

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