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The Rose Crossing by Nicholas Jose

Published: 1997 by The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “He must be careful not to forget that the traveller was a scholar first and last, a dreamer who could not … Continue reading

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Victim of the Aurora by Thomas Keneally

First Published: 1977 by William Collins Sons & Co. (Sceptre 2nd ed. 1994) My copy: Bought second-hand in paperback Memorable quote: “We’re in a unique position. It is far less dangerous to let the criminal escape than to admit the … Continue reading

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The Nature of Ice by Robyn Mundy

Published: 2009 by Allen & Unwin My copy: Bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “So easy to forget that sea ice is only a veneer, inherently flawed, skin-deep as desire, so transitory as to be scattered out to sea, displaced by … Continue reading

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The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville

Published: 2009 by Canongate Books My copy: Bought secondhand in paperback Memorable quote: “He hoped that all understanding might be as simple as a matter of scale. If a man had not a week, not a year, not even a … Continue reading

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