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The long-awaited new novel by Australian author Markus Zusak, Bridge of Clay ($32.99) is the story of the five rough and tumble Dunbar boys. Grieving for their mother and damaged by their father, they are each battling to find their place in the world. Kate Morton
From the bestselling author of
The Lake House comes a spellbinding new novel. The Clockmaker’s Daughter
($32.99) is the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadow across generations, set in England from the 1860s until the present day. Told by multiple voices across time, it’s a ghost story that will keep you captivated to the very end.
The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules. A family of ramshackle tragedy – their mother is dead, and their father has fled the family home – the boys fight, love and learn to reckon with the adult world.
Ambitious, life-affirming and heart-warming, Zusak’s poetic prose makes this a book to be savoured.
Markus Zusak is the author of five other novels, including the critically acclaimed international bestseller The Book Thief, as well as The Messenger and
It was always the book I wanted to write MARKUS ZUSAK, AUTHOR