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From history to autobiography, Chris Prentice

Mum Stevan Eldred‑Grigg Penguin, $22.95 ISBN 0140 252444 The cover of Stevan Eldred‑Grigg’s latest novel, Mum, announces this work as the conclusion of the Oracles & Miracles series. Oracles & Miracles, the first novel of the trilogy presents, in alternated…
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History, challenge and succession, Chris Prentice

Bulibasha, King of the Gypsies Witi Ihimaera Penguin, $29.95 Witi Ihimaera’s writing has always been concerned in some way with the problem of history, this concern reaching its most urgent and dramatic consideration in the 1986 novel, The Matriarch. With…
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