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Different qualities, Charles Croot

Ornamental Gorse Chris Orsman Victoria University Press, $19.95 The Persistent Levitator Bernadette Hall Victoria University Press, $19.95 Honeypants Lynda Earle Auckland University Press, $19.95 Black Family Letters from Boston L E Scott Blue Black Press / Bent Publishing, $15.95 What…
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Charles Croot: Tinkering in the toolshed

New Zealand Haiku Anthology New Zealand Poetry Society, price N/A Black Before the Sun New Zealand Poetry Society, $15.00 Poetry New Zealand VIII Brick Row, $16.95 Kapiti Poems 7 Rawhiti Press, Whitireia Publishing, Daphne Brasell Associates, $24.95 In Kapiti Poems…
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15 writers: ‘You must read this’

Tell us about the book you want to give everyone for Christmas and/or the book you hope no one gives you for Christmas, we asked twenty-four of our top writers and critics. Fifteen of them dared to respond.   Jenny…
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Recurring images from diverse sources, Charles Croot

From The Word Go Murray Edmond, Auckland University Press, 1992, $16.95 Small Stories of Devotion Dinah Hawken, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1991, $19.95 Murray Edmond’s fifth collection is an uneven performance. This poet’s strength lies in his powers of observation…
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Two lively collections, Charles Croot

Soho Square IV Bill Manhire (ed), Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991, $39.95 Vital Writing 2, New Zealand Stories and Poems 1990-1 Andrew Mason (ed), Godwit, Auckland, 1991, $29.95 Soho Square has developed a formula of lively writing from all over…
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Recent New Zealand Poetry, Charles Croot:

Cabin Fever Anne French Auckland University Press, 1990, $15.95 Park Island Leonard Lambert John McIndoe, Dunedin, 1990, $18.95 Jazz Waists Robert Sullivan Auckland University Press, 1990, $16.95 Man with a Child’s Violin Gregory O’Brien Caxton Press, Christchurch, 1990, $14.55 What’s…
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