This book will change the way you see the world’s rising superpower. A pacy history of China that can be read in an afternoon, but will transform your perspective for a lifetime.
A witty and playful mystery set in contemporary Beijing, The Empress Lover is Linda Jaivin’s seventh novel and her most accomplished.
Inspired by a true story‚ A Most Immoral Woman is a surprising‚ witty and erotic tale of sexual and other obsessions set in the floating world of Westerners in China and Japan at the turn of the twentieth century.
The Infernal Optimist is a portrait of a part of Australia rarely seen in fiction, and a dark comedy about an issue – refugees – that is no laughing matter.
Dead Sexy is an erotic thriller with a comic edge, set in the Sydney CBD, which at night is dead – and so, we soon discover, is Johnny.
A sexy, fast-paced romp that ends with a (literal) bang — and skewers art, politics, and pop culture with mischievous delight along the way.
Space girls aren’t easy, but they have a lot of fun in this rock n roll road movie of a book: part ode to Sydney’s pub rock scene, part ode to our alien obsessions. The big bang was never so much fun.
First published in 1995, the comic, erotic and feminist Eat Me became an instant bestseller—and caused a scandal in the US.