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Posted on 16 Mar 2020 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

Autumn Giveaway #2

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Welcome to our second big Autumn Giveaway.  To go in the draw to win all four books, simply email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘Autumn 2′ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Monday 16 March 2020. As we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only please.

Angela Savage Mother of Pearl

The fourth novel from the author of Behind the Night Bazaar, this is the story of Anna, newly returned from more than a decade living in Asia, her sister Meg, who still hopes for a child despite seven fruitless years of IVF, and Mukda, a single mother in provincial Thailand who wants to do the right thing by her son and her parents. These women’s lives become intertwined in the process of trying to bring a child into the world across borders of class, culture and nationality. ‘Exquisite. Moving and powerful.’ – Christos Tsiolkas

Courtesy of Transit Lounge

 

Meg Mundell The Trespassers

Set in the near-future but inspired in part by the true story of Ticonderoga – a ‘fever ship’ of UK migrant workers that reached Melbourne in 1852 – Meg Mundell’s second novel recounts the journey of a shipload of migrants fleeing a pandemic-stricken UK and seeking a fresh start in Australia. But when a crew member is murdered and people start falling gravely ill, the Steadfast descends into chaos. ‘Stylish and assured. You will be held captive by this book.’ – Graeme Simsion

Courtesy of UQP

 

 

Elliot Perlman Maybe the Horse Will Talk

The new novel from the author of Seven Types of Ambiguity. Stephen Maserov is terrified of losing the job he hates. To keep the job, pay the mortgage and salvage his marriage, he will have to do something strikingly daring, something he never thought himself capable of. But if he’s not careful, it might be the last job he ever has …

Courtesy of Penguin Random House

 

 

 

 

Catherine Cole Sleep

In a small London cafe, teenager Ruth and elderly French artist Harry recognise something profound in each other. They strike up a conversation that leads to regular meetings and takes them on a journey through their memories of traumatic times. How much has the stain of tragedy charged these memories, and what use can be made of the pain? ‘Profound and compassionate.’ – Anna Funder

Courtesy of UWA Publishing

 

 

 

Remember, to go in the draw to win these four books, email editors@newtownreviewofbooks.com.au with ‘Autumn 2’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Monday 16 March 2020.