Our 2018 crop of original fiction from Gallic Books
International stories from an international list. All in one hit!
Black Sugar by Miguel Bonnefoy
Miguel Bonnefoy’s colourful tale of a family’s changing fortunes is also the fascinating story of Venezuela’s development over the course of the 20th century.
Little by Edward Carey
The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals alike, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud.
The Hope Fault by Tracy Farr
A novel about extended family: about steps and exes and fairy godmothers; about parents and partners who are missing, and the people who replace them.
One Deadly Summer by Sébastien Japrisot
A true classic of French suspense. It has everything: stylish writing, clever construction, an unforgettable leading lady, and most importantly leaves the reader guessing until the very last page.
All Day at the Movies by Fiona Kidman
A sweeping saga covering half a century, this is a powerful exploration of family ties and heartbreaks, and of learning to live with the past.
Prodigal by Charles Lambert
An atypical coming-of-age tale, Prodigal deftly reconsiders everything we think we know about the nature of trust, death, and what we do to each other in the name of love.
Smoking Kills by Antoine Laurain
How far would you go to enjoy a cigarette? In this witty black comedy, Laurain’s anti-hero can only make smoking pleasurable by committing the ultimate crime …
The White City by Roma Tearne
A permanently frozen London is the setting for this compelling vision of a dystopian near-future; a moving study of human endurance by Costa-shortlisted author Roma Tearne.
Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
1855. Failed entrepreneur Stanton Finch moves his family from Adelaide to the remote Coorong area of Southern Australia, in pursuit of his dream to become a farmer in this multi-award-winning debut historical novel.