The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng (Myrmidon Books)
Swimming Home by Deborah Levy (And Other Stories/Faber & Faber)
The Lighthouse by Alison Moore (Salt)
Umbrella by Will Self (Bloomsbury)
Paul, 38, is an ex-senior constable who served 11 years with the NSW Police Force in Mount Druitt, Cabramatta, Bourke and Byron Bay. Paul said. “It is about trusting others with your life and others trusting you with theirs.” Continue reading
Wondering what to read or what’s new, what’s popular? Here is our Spring Reading at Parramatta City Library.
Author: Hakan Nesser
He drives home, very drunk. Then he runs over a 16 years old boy on the road. The boy is dead.
Under the cover of midnight’s darkness and heavy rain, he thinks he can get away with the hit and run. True, the police scramble and desperately ask for public help and the driver to come forward.
Then he receives a blackmail letter which demands money for silence. Continue reading
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Barcelona, Christmas 1957, Sempere & Son’s bookshop struggles to get customers in. While the Old Sempere tries to find ways for business keep going, the son, Daniel has a strange visitor who buys a significant antique book. More strangely the visitor does not only overpay for the book but also wants Daniel to pass this book to Fermin, whom Daniel thinks of highly and dearly.