Fiction

  • The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

    Told from eight different points of view, Christos Tsiolkas‘ The Slap begins at a barbecue in a Melbourne suburb when a man loses his temper and smack a child. The parents take the man to court. [...]

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  • Purge by Sofi Oksanen

    Soon to be published in twenty-five languages, Sofi Oksanen’s award-winning novel Purge is a suspenseful tale of two women dogged by their own shameful pasts and the dark, unspoken history that binds them. When Aliide Truu, [...]

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  • Joe Speedboat by Tommy Wieringa

    In Joe Speedboat the inhabitants of a sleepy rural town are shaken awake by the arrival of a kinetic young visionary—the eponymous Joe. After a violent farming accident plunges him into a coma for six months, young Frankie Hermans [...]

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  • My Little War by Louis Paul Boon

    A novel translated by Paul Vincent Originally published in Flemish in 1947,  My Little War is a fictionalized account of Louis Paul Boon’s experiences during World War II. After serving a mere three days on the frontlines, [...]

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