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Blood On VInes

Four friends, a shared past, a common enemy. In New Zealand's Martinborough, an ex-wine maker dies at the hands of an unknown assailant. The planning, execution and pure enjoyment sets in motion ..

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Bones in the Octagon

Carolyn McCurdie hails from the deep south and her poems are made at the hem of a mother's checked tablecloth, the rim of a rain-starved garden and the raw edges of a southern landscape where the elem..

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Bordering on Miraculous

In this luscious collaboration poet Lynley Edmeades and painter Saskia Leek explore ideas of the quotidian and its everyday miracles. Their close, intense domestic observations merge with the philosop..

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Born to a Red-Headed Woman

Using the extraordinary capacity of music to revive the places and people from our pasts, this poetic memoir springs from over 50 song titles or song lines and spans more than four decades. Laconic, w..

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Broken is Beautiful

How do you mend the broken, be it toasters, relationships or people? Julia once re-created broken objects to be better than before. However, a series of earthquakes triggered Julia's descent into apat..

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Bug Week

A 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 s..

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Buy Me Love

Disappointed by the way small-town New Zealand novels tend to leave out pumas, ghosts and power-crazed dictators? Don't worry; that's about to change... On the day that old friends Mark, Andy and..

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By the Green of the Spring

Otto Bader, Pansy Williams and Clem Bright live in the small mining town of Blackball on the West Coast, shaped by stories and the dream of a better, more equal society to come. But the First World ..

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Calamities! *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

In her second, spine-cracking collection, Jane Arthur wants 'to get morbid'. Moving with ease between the cerebral and the ethereal she measures her anxieties against a cosmic canvas - taking in every..

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Charles Brasch: Selected Poems

Charles Brasch (1909-1973) was the founder and first editor of Landfall, New Zealand's premier journal of literature and ideas. Born in Dunedin, he grew up to be at home in the literature, art and arc..

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Checkerboard Hill

When a family member dies in Australia, Ria flies from New Zealand and returns to the family and home in Australia she suddenly left decades before as a teenager. Waiting for her return are her husb..

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Chinese Fish *Ockham 2024 Longlist*

When Ping leaves Hong Kong to live in the South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand, she discovers that life in the Land of the Long White Cloud is not the prosperous paradise she was led to believe it wou..

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Clear Dawn: New Asian Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand

A Clear Dawn - the first-ever anthology of Asian New Zealand writing - presents an extraordinary new wave of creative talent. With roots stretching from Indonesia to Japan, from China to the Philippin..

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Collected Poems of Katherine Mansfield

This is the first complete edition of Katherine Mansfield's poetry, including 26 poems, dating from 1909-10, discovered by Gerri Kimber in the Newberry Library in Chicago in 2015. This edition is made..

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Conch Trumpet

The Conch Shell calls to the scattered tribes of contemporary New Zealand. It sounds the signal to listen close, critically and 'in alert reverie'. David Eggleton's reach of references, the marriage o..

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Cousins Film Edition

Now a feature film, this is the unforgettable story of three women's intersecting lives. Makareta is the chosen one - carrying her family's hopes. Missy is the observer - the one who accepts ..

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Curiosity and Discontent Tales from a Small City

This deals with the leading citizen of Eden Frank, Chair of his company and a United Nations delegate who is involved in transactions international causing him to have prolonged absences from his home..

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Dark Sky: A Nellie Prayle Mystery

Criminal psychologist Nellie Prayle loves solving murders. The more complicated, the better. But when a professor of astronomy is found dead at Tekapo's Mt John Observatory during its internationally..

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Decline and Fall on Savage Street

A fictional companion to The Villa at the Edge of the Empire and winner of the 2017 NZ Heritage Novel Award. A fascinating prize-winning novel about a house with a fanciful little turret, built b..

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Deep Colour

Deep Colour, by acclaimed poet Diana Bridge, is a fiercely sensory and meticulously crafted collection. These poems respond with graceful precision to the immediate physical world, and meditate on tim..

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Detachment Theory

PAST AND PRESENT BECOME DANGEROUSLY ENTWINED IN THIS INTRICATE AND COMPELLING PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER It is 2015, and successful Kiwi journalist Joy Manville enjoys a fulfilling life in New Zealand, Ao..

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Dice

'Dice has a forensic depth that is compelling, that challenges and deeply moves the reader. But what sets this novel apart is the precision and power of the writing. This is fiction that doesn't want ..

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Dick Seddon's Great Dive and other stories THW Classic

First published as a special issue of Robin Dudding's literary magazine Islands (Vol. 5, No. 2, Winter 1976), Dick Seddon's Great Dive won the 1977 New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, and was republis..

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Down from Upland

Jacqui and Scott have opened their marriage onto uncharted territories. As Axle, their son, makes new friends at a new school, they nudge him along a more moderate course. Skewering the best and wor..

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Dream Girl

Alice wants a heart-shaped bed. Mary, Genevieve and Angelica want to know the future. June says she wants Lena to rescue her from a rat, but really she wants Lena to make out with her. Eve wants to ge..

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Drown the Sea: Dying Gods Book 1

Adrienne had everything. The friends, the clothes, the college acceptance letter - not to mention a healthy social calendar. Then one stupid mistake has her packing her bags to spend the summer with h..

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Eat and Get Gas: A Novel

Thirteen-year-old Evan Hanson is always the last in her family to know what's going on-at least, that's how it feels. Her father, Gene, who's been meaner since he began serving in Vietnam, isn't aroun..

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Ebbs & Floods

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Eddy, Eddy

Eddy Smallbone (orphan) is grappling with identity, love, loss, and religion. It's two years since he blew up his school life and the earthquakes felled his city. Home life is maddening. His pet-mindi..

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Edgeland and Other Poems

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Edwin and Matilda: An Unlikely Love Story

I wonder why Edwin's mother left him - why his mother left and mine stayed? I mean, which is the more damaging - the mother who tells you she loves you and leaves, or the mother who calls you stupid a..

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Emergency Weather

Zeke has to stay with his aunt and uncle in Lower Hutt after a landslide takes his East Coast home off its foundations. Allie puts her drought-ridden Otago dairy farm out of her mind and catches a pla..

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Enough

'Enough,' the boy coughed as he and his father walked down the cobbled street. ;Enough,' the father said, and rested his hand on his son's shoulder. But the pleading in his voice and the darkness that..

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Entanglement

A memory-impaired time traveller attempts to correct a tragic mistake he made in 1977 when, panicked, he abandoned his brother on a frozen lake in Baltimore. Decades later, in 2011, a novelist researc..

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Ephemera

After an international meltdown, New Zealand, along with the rest of the world, has shut down. No electricity, no broadband, and people are in survival mode - at least until somebody turns the lights ..

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Everrumble: a small novel in small forms

The everrumble is a poetic imagining of intense focus and sweeping ideas. Zettie's story is fluid and in motion, transcending geographies and time. She stops talking, at age seven, and starts to liste..

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Everything is Beautiful and Everything Hurts

'Everything is Beautiful and Everything Hurts plunges the reader into the gruelling world of the long distance runner - every pleasure, every pain. Shapiro deftly weaves the coming-of-age story of Mic..

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Exit .45

When a former NYPD colleague is shot dead in front of him, private investigator Marshall Grade discovers there's far more to the killing than meets the eye. Ray Vialoux is in trouble. Big trouble..

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Expectant

A pregnant Sam Shephard investigates the murder of an expectant mother in Dunedin, as it becomes clear that the killer is ready to strike again ... Queen of New Zealand Crime, Vanda Symon, returns wit..

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Face to the Sky

A new collection by award-winning poet Michele Leggott...

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Faces In The Water: Virago Modern Classics

'I was now an established citizen with little hope of returning across the frontier; I was in the crazy world, separated now by more than locked doors and barred windows from the people who called the..

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Far-Flung

Far-Flung traverses multiple terrains - home and upheaval, our connection to the environment and to people, our relation to the past, place and placelessness. From 'the Kilmog slumping seaward' ..

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Fish, The

Another powerful, innovative and unique novel from the extraordinary author of the Man-Booker shortlisted Mr Pip. Then she lifts the Fish up from the bassinet and holds him out to me. 'Go on..

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Fittick's Farewell: and Other Torry Tales

Tales of Fittick and Torry ... The recent history of this fishing settlement on the edge of Aberdeen and the North Sea comes to life in this collection of reminiscences and short stories, bracketed ..

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Fittick: Fisher of Men

Impulsive. Brave. Dedicated. Following in the footsteps of Colman and Machar, a young man sets out to bring news of Christ to North-East Scotland. Shipwrecked and alone, he has no idea how he will b..

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Fleur Adcock: Collected Poems (Expanded Ed)

This expanded edition of Fleur Adcock's Collected Poems, first published in hardback in 2019, includes her latest collection The Mermaid's Purse, and twenty new poems. It is published simultaneously w..

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