A vivid story of ingenuity and hard slog, crooks and dreamers, bootleggers and love. In the early 1900s, the race was on to complete the railroad being cut through steep mountainsides and across deep gullies to join the two ends of the Mai... read more

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: 9780143770916
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Black Swan Nz
: 233mm X 154mm X 30mm
: New Zealand
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: Jenny Pattrick
: 352
: Paperback
: books
Leap of Faith
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Fresh, different and exquisitely written, this is an exciting debut novel. One day we were in a dream world, where Julia was dead and the space where she once was became large and silent, and then we were in another country altogether... read more

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: 9780143770657
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 232mm X 153mm X 25mm
: New Zealand
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: Bonnie Etherington
: 288
: Paperback
: books
The Earth Cries Out
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A story of colonial New Zealand and the mystery girl who rose from the slums to become a force to be reckoned with. It is 1858 in boom town Dunedin. Dreamers and vagabonds are pouring into the new colony to s... read more

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: 9780473365554
: Silvereye Press Limited
: Silvereye Press Limited
: 229mm X 152mm X 18mm
: United States
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: Jude Thomas
: black & white illustrations
: Paperback / softback
: books
Southern Gold: Survival and Desire in a Raw New Land
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

Awards: 

WINNER - OCKHAM NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION - 2016
 
At only 11 years of age Lew was given an apprenticeship to hard-man shearer Painter Hayes. The beginning of his new life meant one less mouth for his abandoned moth... read more

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: 9781922182029
: Text Publishing Co
: The Text Publishing Company
: 234mm X 153mm
: Australia
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: Stephen Daisley
: 320
: 823.92
: en
: Paperback
: books
Coming Rain
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HarperCollins brings back into print a New Zealand classic. The year is 1859 and the Small family arrives in the new Canterbury colony without a penny to their name. Mother and six children have a hard beginning to their new life - al... read more

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: 9781869507695
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
: 200x130mm
: New Zealand
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: Elsie Locke
: 175pp
: 823.2
: Paperback
: books
The Runaway Settlers
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mech... read more

As reveiwed in our February newsletter-
Catherine Chidgey says that she finds writing difficult, but after reading this book you will be glad she persevered. I have a deep respect for Chidgey's talent. I was moved, saddened, and of... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560622
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
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: Catherine Chidgey
: F
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Wish Child (PB)
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In early 1914 Frank Wilson and his two close friends, Tom Davis and Robert Sutherland, are growing up in Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand. The coming war in Europe arouses the hopes and dreams of a generation of yo... read more

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: 9780473383787
: Mary Egan Publishing
: Mary Egan Publishing
: 230mm X 153mm X 22mm
: New Zealand
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: Greg Hall
: 296
: Paperback
: books
Good Sons: A Novel of the Great War
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In 1986 in a central North Island town of New Zealand, the changing labour laws are pressing on the unionized workers of the local mill and their families. The unions believe they are in for another round of strikes, but the mill owners... read more

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: 9780473367824
: Cloud Ink Press Ltd
: Cloud Ink Press Ltd
: 198mm X 130mm
: New Zealand
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: Helen McNeil
: 285
: Paperback
: books
A Striking Truth
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Coast, a novel by New Zealand author David Young, evokes the magic of wild country. It sets up a resonance between a departing shore near St Cyrus, Scotland, and a receiving shore in coastal Rangitikei-Whanganui. Here in a volatile estuary lan... read more

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: 9780473195618
: Sea Change Productions
: Sea Change Productions
: 235x150mm
: New Zealand
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: David Carnegie Young
: 259
: Paperback
: books
Coast
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Category:

 General Fiction

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Finalist - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood. Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright toddler puddling about (...) leaving surrealist art installations all ... read more

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: 9780143770053
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 231mm X 153mm X 32mm
: New Zealand
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: Emma Neale
: 336
: en
: Paperback
: books
Billy Bird
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Obsession is a literary mystery tale, the story of an obsessive love affair, and the repercussions long after the affair has ended. The two people at the heart of the story are writers. The third person in the triangle is a celebrated poet o... read more

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: 9781927262900
: Upstart Press Ltd
: Upstart Press Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm X 21mm
: New Zealand
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: SANDYS ELSPETH
: F
: Paperback
: books
Obsession
$34.99 (NZD) inc GST
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Category:

 NZ Fiction

Awards:Long-listed for Ockham New Zealand Book Awards - Fiction 2016.

One of the reasons she was attracted to etchings was the deep, rich, black of the oily ink. A good layer of black ink was fathomless, like the sky or the sea at night. It was black as the unconscious mind, full of life but beyond reach. Quinn is ... read more

General Fields
: 9780143571728
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 235mm X 154mm X 21mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Laurence Fearnley
: 288
: Paperback
: books
Reach
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