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2000ft Above Worry Level

Everything is sad and funny and nothing is anything else 2000ft Above Worry Level begins on the sad part of the internet and ends at the top of a cliff face. This episodic novel is piloted by a y..

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A Splendid Sin: MIchelangelo: A Renaissance Affair

Behind the masterpiece was a love that defined Renaissance art. Michaelangelo di Lodovico Buonarrotti hs risen into Rome's artistic elite and the ailing Pope Clement commissions him to paint The La..

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Absolute Book, The

Taryn Cornick believes that the past is behind her - her sister's death by violence, and her own ill-conceived revenge. She has chosen to live a life more professional than personal. She has written a..

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Addressed To Greta

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Admissions: Tales of life, death & love in a hospital not far from here ...

Here are the stories of eight women - doctors, nurses, cooks and cleaners at the heart of a hospital that connects them all in a city that could be anywhere. Inspired by Mira Harrison's experiences in..

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Air that we Breathe, The

Based on one of Australia's worst industrial disasters, The Air that we Breathe is an account of ordinary people living through the catastrophic consequences of corporate greed and wilful blindness..

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All Day at the Movies

Wry, moving, beautifully observed and politically astute, this latest novel from one of our finest chroniclers pinpoints universal truths through very New Zealand lives. Life isn't always like it app..

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All the Way to Summer: Stories of love and longing

A powerful collection of stories exploring love and longing from the award-winning author of This Mortal Boy. Fiona Kidman's early stories about New Zealand women's experiences scandalised reader..

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All This by Chance

If we don't have the past in mind, it is merely history. If we do, it is still part of the present. Esther's grandparents first meet at a church dance in London in 1947. Stephen, a shy young Kiw..

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An Unexpected Hero

What could be worse, Matt Turner wonders, than having to leave your parents, friends and the buzz of big city life for a remote rural school that's so small it only has two classrooms, and two teacher..

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Antipodeans

Beginning with the return to Venice of an old and sick man determined to confront his past, and accompanied by his daughter who is escaping hers, The Antipodeans spans three generations of a New Zeala..

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Ash, the Well and the Bluebell, The

Losing her daughter to the Christchurch earthquake sends Lily back to her childhood village in Northern England to scatter Charlie's ashes. It's a place of ghosts for Lily after the mysterious drownin..

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Attraction

The present reckons with the past in Attraction. Porter's unnamed narrator is on a road trip between Auckland, Whangara and Levin with her friends Ashi and Ilana, haunted by the spectre of her emotion..

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Auckland University Press Anthology of New Zealand Literature

From Polynesian Mythology to the Yates' Garden Guide, from Allen Curnow to Alice Tawhai, from Wiremu Te Rangikaheke's letters to Katherine Mansfield's notebooks, Maori and Pakeha New Zealanders have s..

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Baby

`Cynthia can understand how Anahera feels just by looking at her body.' Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera,..

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Beneath Pale Water

Set amidst the physical and psychological landscapes of New Zealand's southern hills and grasslands, Beneath Pale Water is a social realist and expressionistic novel that follows a triangle of three d..

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Between My Father and the King: New and Uncollected Stories

This brand new collection of 28 short stories spans the length of Frame's career and contains some of the best she wrote. None of these stories have been published in a collection before, and more tha..

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Billy Bird

Moving, insightful, lyrical and also at times very funny, this novel is a supple, disarmingly frank exploration of parenthood. Liam and Iris have one son: Billy, a bright toddler puddling about (...) ..

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Biopsies: Stories of struggle and hope in South Auckland
Black Marks on the White Page

A stunning collection of Oceanic stories for the 21st century. Stones move, whale bones rise out of the ground like cities, a man figures out how to raise seven daughters alone. Sometimes gods speak o..

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Blackbird Sings at Dusk

A compelling novel about friendship, identity and love. One winter evening, Elias, a young artist, watches a woman move into his apartment building. After closing her door, however, she is not seen ag..

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Bone People, The

Powerful and visionary, Keri Hulme has written the great New Zealand novel of our times. The Bone People is the story of Kerewin, a despairing part-Maori artist who is convinced that her solitary life..

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Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand

`Slippery, and exciting ... The stories come at you directly, and then turn askance, and then slap you in the face' Allan Drew `Bonsai' brings together a pioneering collection of flash fiction a..

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Book of Secrets

A classic novel following a real 19th century migration from Scotland to NZ via Nova Scotia and Australia. In 1853, a group of settlers established a community at Waipu in the northern part of New Zea..

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Boyfriend, The

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Briefcase, Two Pies, and a Penthouse

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Bright Side of My Condition

"When the Captain find us stowaways and give us the choice between join the island or join the crew, all of us to a man cry island! island! So he put us ashore with a few provisions and a trypot and s..

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Bug Week

science educator in domestic chaos fetishises Scandinavian furniture and champagne flutes. A group of white-collar deadbeats attend a swinger's party in the era of drunk Muldoon. A pervasive smell see..

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Burning River, The

In a radically changed Aotearoa New Zealand, Van's life in the swamp is hazardous. Sheltered by Rau and Matewai, he mines plastic and trades to survive. When a young visitor summons him to the fenced ..

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Cage, The

A powerful allegorical tale about humanity and dignity and the ease with which we can justify brutality.Two mysterious strangers turn up at a hotel in a small country town. Where have they come from? ..

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Caging Skies

Inspiring a major film, this gripping novel examines truth and lies, and lays bare our darkest impulses. I was sure I heard steps up and down the hall in the middle of the night. Johannes is..

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Call Me Evie

LONGLISTED FOR THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 'Almost nothing will turn out as it initially appears in this devastating novel of psychological suspense.' - Publishers Weekly, starred ..

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Captive Wife, The

A prize-winning novel that has become a New Zealand classic. When Betty Guard steps ashore in Sydney, in 1834, she meets with a heroine's welcome. Her survival during a four-month kidnapping ordeal am..

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Caroline's Bikini

Caroline's Bikini is the tale of a classic love affair; a swirling cocktail of obsession and imagination. The moment that Evan Gordonstone - a successful middle-aged financier - meets Caroline Be..

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Chosen Boys

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Claim, The

Evan Cadwallader comes across the almost dead body of a young woman while panning for gold at his inherited claim in the foothills of New Zealand's southern Alps. He carries her back to his cottage a..

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Cloud Leopard's Daughter

A story of love, family, adventure and intrigue, set against backdrops of the gold rushes in Australia and New Zealand and the Opium Wars in China. Kitty and Rian Farrell sail their schooner Katipo I..

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Cockle Bay

Set in southern New Zealand during the 1970..

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Collected Stories   Patricia Grace

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Dacian Enigma, The

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Dance Prone

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Dark Empire: Wellington 1916 - a novel

Katherine Mansfield created some of literature's most chilling characters, not least Harry Kember and his wife. They seemed out of place among the families enjoying summer holidays at Wellington's Day..

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Death Actually

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Death and Forgiveness

Anna has flown from New Zealand to her native Prague to nurse her dying mother. The night after the funeral she receives a phone call with the news that her husband Jan has committed suicide in farawa..

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Declaration of the Rights of Magicians, A

A sweeping tale of revolution and wonder in a world not quite like our own, A DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MAGICIANS is a genre-defying story of magic, war, and the struggle for freedom. It..

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Decline and Fall on Savage Street

A fascinating novel about a house with a fanciful little turret, built by a river. Unfolding within its rooms are lives of event and emotional upheaval. A lot happens. And the tumultuous events of the..

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Denniston Rose

A number one bestseller, this favourite New Zealand novel captures a real 19th century community. The bleak coal-mining settlement of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above New Zealand's West Coa..

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Differently Normal

'I was definitely blown away by the writing and the storytelling... such great insight into their personalities, desires and fears that it was impossible not to fall in love with them.' - Jenna, Readi..

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Disinvent Movement

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Drongo: A Kiwi Road Novel

18 year old Andy Ingle, with his yellow typewriter called Half-Arse under his arm, embarks on one of the great Kiwi road trips, hitchhiking from Palmerston North to Dunedin, over to the West Coast and..

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