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Mysteries past and present, John McCrystal

Days are like Grass Sue Younger Eunoia Publishing, $30.00, ISBN 9780994104762 Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley Danyl McLauchlan Victoria University Press, $30.00, ISBN 9781776560479 Claire is a paediatric surgeon, newly returned to Auckland, city of her birth, from London,…
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Adding to the New Zealand story, Helene Wong

Red Dust Over Shanghai: A Shanghai–New Zealand Memoir 1937–1954 Tyl von Randow Eunoia Publishing, $38.00, ISBN 9780994104779 Shanghai has always held an allure for me. Stories about what Westerners got up to in the “Paris of the East” in the…
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Lives shaped by the novelist, Elspeth Sandys

Death and Forgiveness Jindra Tichá Mary Egan Publishing, $30.00, ISBN 9780473306717 Rich Man Road Ann Glamuzina Eunoia Publishing, $30.00, ISBN 9780994104748 In a recent review in New Zealand Books, Jane Westaway commented on the rise, both in New Zealand and…
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The magic between the panels, Adrian Kinnaird

Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen Dylan Horrocks Victoria University Press, $35.00, ISBN 9780864739759 The Bitter Sweet Philosophies K K Jart (text) and Nick Fedaeff (paintings) Eunoia Publishing, $40.00, ISBN 9780692215630 As the superheroes wage their endless battle in the…
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Telling stories, Jane Westaway

In the Neighbourhood of Fame Bridget van der Zijpp Victoria University Press, $30.00, ISBN 9780864739247 Sleep Sister Karen Breen Eunoia Publishing, $30.00, ISBN 9780994104755 These two new novels appear from what – not long ago – would have been opposite…
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