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If we don't have the past in mind, it is merely history. If we do, it is still part of the present.
Esther's grandparents first meet at a church dance in London in 1947. Stephen, a shy young Kiwi, has left to practise pharmacy on the other side of th... read more

This is a historical novel of considerable depth. A young New Zealander travels to London in the late 1940's, meets and marries Eva, a beautiful woman with an East European background and Jewish parentage. They return to Auckland to raise a family and it's... read more

General Fields
: 9781776561797
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
Special Fields
: Vincent O'Sullivan
: Paperback
: 0
: F
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All This by Chance
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

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'Just *wonderful*. A breath of fresh air in a book. Sal is a story with incredible heart, told so beautifully and with such clarity and grace I can hardly believe it's a debut! I loved it' JOANNA CANNON, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP AN OBSERVER 'NEW FACE OF FICTION 2018'
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Set against an enchanting backdrop of snow and Scottish woods, this rousing debut possesses a certain uniqueness that sets it apart from other fiction novels. Sal is exposed to some of life’s harshest adversities at a cruelly young age, inflicted on her by her feckless parents. She tolerate... read more

General Fields
: 9781786891884
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
: 214mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Mick Kitson
: Paperback
: Export/Airside - Export/Airside/Ireland
: English
: 823.92
: 240
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Sal
$32.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

The Pax Romana is famous for having provided a remarkable period of peace and stability, rarely seen before or since. Yet the Romans were first and foremost conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates i... read more

Pax Romana was a 200 year period of relative peace experienced at the peak of the Roman Empire. From about 27 BC until the death of Marcus Aurelius in 180 AD, the Roman military conquered large regions of the Mediterranean, North Africa and east... read more

General Fields
: 9781474604376
: Orion Publishing Co
: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
: 130mm X 197mm X 40mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Adrian Goldsworthy
: Paperback
: 1
: en
: 937.07
: 528
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Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World
$24.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1