Christmas Eve, 1617, an extraordinary storm – almost supernatural – emerges from the Arctic Ocean and, “like a finger snap”, … More
A brutal tale of murder, sex and witchcraft set in the steamy coastal plains of Mexico.
A story of gay frenemy-ship set in share-house inner Melbourne, uncovering uncomfortable truths about queer life and love.
A fast-paced political thriller that hits perhaps little too close to home, and not necessarily for the right reasons.
The Grapes Of Wrath remains a bracingly strange novel about ecological crisis eight decades after it was published.
A sweet and simple story about growing up in parallel worlds, Melbourne and Prague in 1980.
A hilarious novel about mortality and ageing.
Celestial Bodies achieves a kind of literary perfection.
The Bell is like a delicious and unlikely combination of two Luca Guadagnino films: Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria.
In 2019 I gravitated to stories of radical, political change (can you blame me?), and there seemed to be a surplus available.