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Brutal love, Rachael Imlay

The Bone People Keri Hulme Picador, $25.00, ISBN 9780330485418 The Bone People (originally published in 1984) is a beautiful, complex, and astounding novel of healing, loss, and love. Keri Hulme utilises an unusual style; switching between viewpoints, first and third…
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The sadness of the incomplete, Elizabeth Caffin

A Boy and his Uncle Anne Kennedy Picador $24.95 ISBN 0 33036057 4 Leave Before You Go Emily Perkins Picador $24.95 ISBN 0 33037204 1 In the opening pages of both these novels is that journey we all are heir…
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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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