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Fathoms deep, James Robins

The New Ships Kate Duignan Victoria University Press, $30.00, ISBN 9781776561889 It’s a deeply distressing thing to find the word “bugger” on the first page of a New Zealand writer’s novel. Rather like opening some French fiction to discover “sacré…
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Writing in circles, Kate Duignan

Caroline’s Bikini Kirsty Gunn Faber and Faber, $33.00, ISBN 9780571339334 Caroline’s Bikini is a text written by Emily Stuart, in which she “takes dictation” from her oldest friend, Evan Gordonston, recently returned from the United States to London, and helplessly…
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People like us, Jane Westaway

Holy Days Joy Cowley Penguin, $34.95, ISBN 0141004169 Breakwater Kate Duignan Victoria University Press, $24.95, ISBN 0864734174 Floating the Fish on Bamboo Adrienne Jansen HarperCollins, $24.95, ISBN 1869503988 Domestic realism is the meat and potatoes of contemporary fiction. So it…
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