The digital revolution may be raising publisher and bookseller hackles, but it’s a boon for new authors, says Adrian Deans. Deans, whose debut novel Mr Cleansheets came out in March, said the evolving publishing environment was frustrating at first. “The first …

Vital stats… Author: Jules Verne Publisher: Penguin Books Format: Paperback RRP: AUD $9.95 My rating What it’s about… England, 1872. Mankind was making leaps and bounds in science and exploration, laying the groundwork for the technological wonders of the 20th century. Medical advances led …