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Works by prominent refugee writers
The boat by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PR9619.4.L39 B63 2009
Publication Date: 2009
This is Nam Le's first book. It has been awarded many prestige's awards, amongst others the Australian Prime Minister's Literary Award. It was also selected as a New York Times Notable Book and Editor's Choice, the best debut of 2008 by the Australian Book Review and New York Magazine, and won Book of the Year by numerous Australian newspapers and sources around the world.
Escape, &, The man who questions death by
Call Number: MENZIES PL2869.O128 T3613 2007
Publication Date: 2007
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2000 was awarded to Gao Xingjian "for an œuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity, which has opened new paths for the Chinese novel and drama".
The unbearable lightness of being by
Call Number: PRINT REPOSITORY PG5039.21.U6N413 1985
Publication Date: 1985
Notable awards received by Milan Kundera:
* Jerusalem Prize 1985
* The Austrian State Prize for European Literature 1987
* Vilenica International Literary Festival 1992
* Herder Prize 2000
* Czech State Literature Prize 2007
The captive mind by
Call Number: CHIFLEY DK4437.M5413 1981
Publication Date: 1981
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1980 was awarded to Czeslaw Milosz "who with uncompromising clear-sightedness voices man's exposed condition in a world of severe conflicts".
Burger's daughter by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PR9369.3.G67B87 1980
Publication Date: 1980
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1991 was awarded to Nadine Gordimer "who through her magnificent epic writing has - in the words of Alfred Nobel - been of very great benefit to humanity".
A naked needle by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PR9345.A5 no.184
Publication Date: 1976
Nuruddin Farah was awarded the 1998 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
The forty days of Musa Dagh by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PT2647.E77V513 1962
Publication Date: 1962, c1934
The novel was originally published as Die Vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh in German in November 1933 and achieved great international success.
Call Number: PRINT REPOSITORY PG3476.N3L6 1955
Publication Date: 1955
The novel Lolita was ranked fourth in the list of the Modern Library 100 Best Novels. The author was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction seven times, but never won it.
A world apart: the journal of a Gulag survivor by
Call Number: CHIFLEY HV8931.R8.H42
Publication Date: 1951
A memoir of the author's time spent in the former USSR Gulag labour camp in Siberia and joining the Polish divisions forming in Persia. It brought Herling-Grudziński international acclaim but also criticism from Soviet sympathizers.
Les Miserables by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PQ2286.A1 1950 [v.1-4]
Publication Date: 1950
First published in 1862 it is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century.
The magic mountain by
Call Number: CHIFLEY PT2625.A44 Z413
Publication Date: 1927
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1929 was awarded to Thomas Mann "principally for his great novel, Buddenbrooks, which has won steadily increased recognition as one of the classic works of contemporary literature".