There are a total of nine pence left in the royal treasury and Edmund sets out to find a suitable dowry for the Prince Regent to marry. Edmund locates one Amy Hardwood, 'a light fluffy bunny of a girl'.
Anarchists lurk in every cupboard and actors in every coffee house. Which poses a greater threat to the Prince Regent? And more importantly, will his trousers stand the strain?
Mika and Tesfay. She's a photographer. He's a musician. Both up-and-coming. The first love. But an invisible conflict, an unnamable shame, stirs between their sheets. An insidious power game is in play, with its rules changing like music beats at the parties in Gothenburg, Stockholm, and Ibiza. Behind closed doors and beautifying filters lies a raw reality where Mika's control over her mind and body is at stake.
Robert Manne was left voiceless following surgery for throat cancer. A prominent public intellectual, he thought at first he'd rather die than spend his life unable to speak. But now he's back and determined to be heard.