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 NZ Fiction

A fascinating novel about a house with a fanciful little turret, built by a river. Unfolding within its rooms are lives of event and emotional upheaval. A lot happens. And the tumultuous events of the twentieth century also leave their mark, from war to economi... read more

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: 9780143770626
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 233mm X 155mm X 30mm
: New Zealand
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: Fiona Farrell
: 368
: Paperback
: books
Decline and Fall on Savage Street
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Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and captured the imagination of the world. The battle marked t... read more

General Fields
: 9780143771111
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 203mm X 140mm X 25mm
: New Zealand
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: Witi Ihimaera
: 224
: 917
: Hardback
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Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau
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 Poetry

Series:Popular Penguins

Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. Book of Longingwas twenty years in the making and written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his retreat in Mt Baldy. These poems show the full range of one of the most influential and enigmatic writers of his generation.

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: 9780141399409
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: Leonard Cohen
: 231
: 811.54
: en
: 710
: Paperback
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Book of Longing (Popular Penguin)
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 Fiction

Carey's most ambitious novel since True History of the Kelly Gang- a celebration and interrogation of the Australia of Peter's childhood. He takes us on a wild ride around the country in 1954 by way of the famous Redex car trial, during which our protagonist, Willy Bachhuber, ... read more

General Fields
: 9780143787075
: Penguin Books Australia
: Hamish Hamilton
: 233mm X 154mm X 31mm
: Australia
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: Peter Carey
: 320
: 1
: Paperback
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A Long Way From Home
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Category:

 Fiction

'I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting' Jodi Picoult The brilliant new novel by the author of the New York Times bestseller, Everything I Never Told You. Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Rich... read more

General Fields
: 9781408709726
: Little, Brown Book Group
: Little, Brown
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Celeste Ng
: 384
: en
: 917
: Paperback
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Little Fires Everywhere
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 Fiction

Awards:Winner of Costa Novel Award 2016 and Costa Book of the Year 2016. Short-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017.

WINNER OF 2016 COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR'Pitch-perfect, the outstanding novel of the year so far.' Robert McCrum, Observer'More wrenching and beautiful than anything I've read in a long time.' Aravind Adiga, Guardian Books of the YearAfter signing up for the US army in the 1850s, bar... read more

General Fields
: 9780571277025
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 178mm X 111mm X 19mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sebastian Barry
: 320
: Open Market - Airside ed
: Paperback
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Days Without End
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 Fiction

Reading Level:General Adult
Awards:Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2007.

One of the most vivid and realised characters of recent fiction, Willie Dunne is the innocent hero of Sebastian Barry's highly acclaimed novel. Leaving Dublin to fight for the Allied cause as a member of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, he finds himself caught between the war playing ou... read more

General Fields
: 9780571218011
: Faber & Faber
: Faber & Faber
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Sebastian Barry
: War fiction
: 292
: General Adult
: 823.914
: English
: 1
: Paperback
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A Long Long Way
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

This is the definitive collection of work by New Zealand's most distinguished poet. Throughout his lifetime, Allen Curnow revised, selected and collected his poetry in various ways. For the first time, this collection brings together all of the poems that Curnow colle... read more

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: 9781869408510
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 240mm X 170mm
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: Allen Curnow (edited by Elizabeth Caffin and Terry Sturm)
: HB
: 388
: 821
: English
: Hardback
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Allen Curnow: Collected Poems
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 NZ Fiction

Barry Crump was one of New Zealand's most popular authors ever, selling over 1 million copies of his 24 books between the publishing of A Good Keen Man in 1960 through to his death in 1996. Though the reputation he gained in the wake of his turbulent personal life ... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503659
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 240mm X 160mm
: New Zealand
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: Barry Crump
: 530
: Hardback
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Barry Crump - Collected Stories
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize 2018

'We are what we remember, the self is a trick of memory ...history is the remembered tightrope that stretches across the abyss of all that we have forgotten.' - Maualaivao Albert Wendt
Built around the abyss, the tightrope, and the trick that we all have to perform to walk across ... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408725
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 230mm X 165mm
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: Selina Tusitala Marsh
: Illustrations
: DC
: 112
: 811
: English
: Paperback
: books
Tightrope
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 Local Authors

The story of Fletcher Christian, sailor, adventurer and mutineer of the HMS Bounty.On the 28th of April 1789, mutineer Fletcher Christian seized command of the ship HMS Bounty from its captain, William Bligh. Fletcher of the Bounty is a fictional account of the Tahitian vo... read more

General Fields
: 9781775541066
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: 23.50 cmmm X 15.40 cmmm X 2.40 cmmm
: New Zealand
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: Graeme Lay
: 302
: en
: 817
: Paperback
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Fletcher of the Bounty
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Category:

 NZ Poetry

Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize 2018

Huihui: to gather. Like water does. Wherever bodies of water are, people settle, and stories collect. Six generations of poet Airini Beautrais' family have lived near the Whanganui River, the restless, all-encompassing figure at the heart of her fourth collection Flow. ... read more

General Fields
: 9781776561148
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: New Zealand
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: Airini Beautrais
: Paperback
: books
Flow: Whanganui River Poems
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