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Reality checks, Howard Warner

Telling Stories Geoff Palmer Secker & Warburg, $24.95, ISBN 0 7900 0463 1 Finding Home Dominic Sheehan Secker & Warburg, $19.95, ISBN 0 7900 0462 3 The Transfiguration of Martha Friend Noel Virtue Vintage, $24.95, ISBN 1 86941 303 2…
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At last, some mayhem, Howard Warner

Mr Halliday and the Circus Master James McNeish David Ling, $19.95, ISBN 0 908990 38 3 The Opawa Affair Edmund Bohan Hazard Press, $19.95, ISBN 0 908790 61 9 Payday in Saudi Selwyn Carson Arrow, $17.95, ISBN 1 86941 285…
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Time of energy and change, Howard Warner

The Picador Book of Contemporary New Zealand Fiction Fergus Barrowman (ed) Picador $24.95 ISBN 0330 339966 From the Mainland: An Anthology of South Island Writing  Lawrence Jones and Heather Murray (eds) Godwit $29.95 ISBN 0908877 501 Between the publishing histories…
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The logology of aa to zz, Howard Warner

The Dictionary of Two‑Letter Words in English Jeff Grant Glenda Foster, no price given, no ISBN Available from the author, Waipatu Settlement Road, RD2, Hastings Did you know that the American spelling “ax” existed in English long before “axe” did?…
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