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Posted on 12 Dec, 2016 in Giveaways & Quizzes | 0 comments

5 Weeks of Christmas Giveaway #5

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xmastreepicOur last run-up-to-Christmas giveaway, just in time for you to put these under the tree – or keep them for yourself.  To enter the draw to win all four great books email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with CHRISTMAS #5 in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by 6pm Tuesday 13 December 2016. We cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, so Australian residents only, please.

landscapeGerald Murnane Landscape With Landscape

Murnane’s first collection of short fiction, republished after 30 years, traces a journey through Melbourne as the author negotiates the conflicting demands of Catholicism and sex, self-consciousness and intimacy, alcohol and literature. ‘… the space that Landscape with Landscape truly inhabits [is] that of the imagination. – Shannon Burns, the Australian.

Courtesy of Giramondo

promisingazraHelen Thurloe Promising Azra

When 16-year-old Azra wins a place in a national science competition she imagines her biggest problem is getting her parents’ permission to go. But she doesn’t know they’re busy arranging her marriage to an older cousin she’s never met. In Pakistan. In just three months’ time. ‘Helen Thurloe’s Promising Azra is a powerful human interest story.’  – Natalie Patten, Readings bookshop.

Courtesy of Allen & Unwin

blood-mirrorBrent Weeks The  Blood Mirror

Gavin Guile, ex-emperor, ex-Prism, ex-galley slave, formerly the one man who might have averted war, is now lost, broken and trapped in a prison crafted by his own magical genius. But he has no magic at all. Worse, he might not be alone in his prison. ‘One of the best examples of modern fantasy that I have read,’ – Fantasy Fiction.

Courtesy of Hachette

 

everyonebraveChris  Cleave Everyone Brave is Forgiven

When war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up.  Love and passion during  World War II entangle three lives in violence, friendship and deception, inexorably shaping lives and illuminating human battles. ‘With Everyone Brave Is Forgiven Cleave cements his reputation as a skilful storyteller, and a sensitive chronicler of the interplay between the political and the personal.’ – Hannah Beckerman in the Guardian.

Courtesy of Hodder & Stoughton

Remember, to enter, email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with CHRISTMAS #5 in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by 6pm Tuesday 13 December 2016.

 

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