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Posted on 27 Nov 2020 in Giveaways & Quizzes |

The it’s-almost-Christmas giveaway #3

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Never mind the tinsel and the carols, how about grabbing these four fab books to celebrate getting to the end of the year. To go in the draw to win all four, simply email with ‘Christmas 3′ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Friday 27 November 2020. As we cannot afford to post giveaway bundles overseas, entries from Australian residents only please.

Danielle Clode In Search of the Woman Who Sailed the World

Jeanne Barret, an impoverished peasant from Burgundy, disguised herself as a man and sailed on the 1766 Bougainville voyage as the naturalist’s assistant. Biologist and award-winning author Danielle Clode embarks on a journey to solve the mysteries surrounding Jeanne Barret.

‘… fascinating and deeply affecting’ – James Bradley

Courtesy of Picador

Sue Brierley Lioness

Saroo Brierley’s journey home to a small village in India with the help of Google Earth became an internationally bestselling book and inspired the major motion picture Lion. But the story of how his adoptive mother, Sue, came into his life half a world away in Tasmania is every bit as riveting.

Courtesy of Viking

Ottessa Moshfegh Death in Her Hands

The new novel from the author of My Year of Rest and Relaxation. A recent widow finds a disturbing note in the forest: Her name was Magda. Nobody will ever know who killed her. In her review Lou Mentor called it: ‘An unusual murder mystery with a dark heart … a story as disturbing as it is entertaining.’

Courtesy of Jonathan Cape

Leah Purcell The Drover’s Wife

Deep in the heart of Australia’s high country, along an ancient, hidden track, live Molly Johnson and her four children. Husband Joe is away droving for months at a time, and life is hard and precarious. One night under the moon’s watch Molly has a visit from a black ‘storykeeper’, Yadaka, on the run from a nearby town. In their short time together Yadaka shows Molly a secret truth, and the strength to imagine a different path.

Courtesy of Hamish Hamilton

Remember, to go in the draw to win all four books, email with ‘Christmas 3’ in the subject line and your name and address in the body of the email by midnight tonight, Friday 27 November 2020.