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Good returns, Cilla McQueen

Table Talk Kevin Ireland Cape Catley, $25.99, ISBN 9781877340246 Africa Alistair Paterson Puriri Press, $36.00, ISBN 9780908943364 The Lakes of Mars Chris Orsman Auckland University Press, $24.99, ISBN 9781869404086 The Worm in the Tequila Geoff Cochrane Victoria University Press, $25.00,…
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Endurance and beyond, Chris Orsman

Shackleton’s Captain: a Biography of Frank Worsley John Bell Thomson Hazard Press, $49.95, ISBN 1 877161 40 3 In April this year a major exhibition, entitled “The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition”, opened at the American Museum of Natural History…
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Poem — Chris Orsman

The Ice Navigators A sailor’s language does not desert them. They find themselves at sea again and sense an ancient motion in the frozen crests and troughs of the mineral ocean. The Owner talks of port and starboard and thinks…
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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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