'This Swedish author’s breathtaking thriller takes readers – in forensic detail – through the looking glass into the life of 18-year-old Maja. The principle 'innocent until proven guilty' doesn’t begin to cover the intricacies of a case that starts with a classroom bloodbath... '
'So many of these books are entrenched in the public psyche, have been made into movies, TV series, comics, etc, we feel like we know the story even if we haven’t read the original. And sometimes our perception can be very wrong.' What are your favourite classic novels and why? Join us to talk about this and more at our next 'classic novels' book club on Wednesday May 31 at 8pm (AEST).
We're celebrating classic novels this month, in the lead-up to our special 'Classic Novels' Book Club (Wednesday, May 31, 8pm). Of these two perennial favourites, which one would you read again? Like or love to choose.
'An ordinary family photo – the kind we pin on our fridges – was one of the inspirations for Congo Dawn. The people in the picture are strangers to me but I’ve been haunted by their faces for as long as I can remember.'
'The Hot Guy, written by film critic duo Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris, begins with down-on-her-luck Cate, a sports publicist. She’s just dumped her boyfriend Alistair, who doesn’t get her jokes and likes polo a little bit too much for her tastes... ' Try it now.