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Scented

A compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume. Granny Seren told me I had a natural talent for perfume making, and I believed her because she seemed to know what she was talking a..

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Season of the Jew

On first publication in 1987 this novel of the campaign of Maori rebel Te Kooti won New Zealand's premier literary award and was judged one of the best books of the year by the New York Times Book Rev..

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Secrets of Strangers, The

A compelling, tense and heartfelt drama from the bestselling writer of See You in September, shortlisted for Best Crime Novel in the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Awards for Crime Fiction Five strangers, o..

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Selected Poems

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Selected Poems

Denis Glover wrote New Zealand's most famous poem, yet his work has fallen in and out of print over the years. First published in 1995, Bill Manhire's selection is based on Glover's own 1981 Selected ..

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Selected Poems

Jenny Bornholdt is the major New Zealand poet of her generation. Her new Selected Poems provides a full representation of her work through nine collections and nearly thirty years. Favourite short poe..

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Selected Poems - Brian Turner

This book is the first to represent the full extent of Brian Turner's achievement as a poet, from his Commonwealth Poetry Prize-winning debut, Ladders of Rain, to poems written in 2018. One of..

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Selected Stories   Katherine Mansfield

'I was jealous of her writing. The only writing I have ever been jealous of.' Virginia Woolf Virginia Woolf was not the only writer to admire Mansfield's work: Thomas Hardy, D. H. Lawrence, and Eliza..

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Selected Stories - Vincent O'Sullivan

Presenting thirty-five stories from seven collections published over more than forty years, Vincent O'Sullivan's Selected Stories is a milestone in the career of one of New Zealand's leading writers. ..

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Shakti

Special powers are gifted, but there is a Faustian price to pay in this epic novel, packed with laughter, darkness, pain, dreams, superpowers, love and light. What if the greatest gift you ever r..

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Shape of the Heart

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Shift

Rhian Gallagher's second collection - her first with a New Zealand publisher - encompasses a departure from London, where she lived for 18 years, and a return to her country of birth. In three parts, ..

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Short Poems Of New Zealand

`I've begun to think of short poems as being the literary equivalent of the small house movement. Small houses contain the same essential spaces as large houses do. Both have places in which to eat, s..

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Since June

Since June is a poised and confident first book of poems. These deceptively simple, conversational poems tell stories and capture details of daily existence, but then take odd and surprising turns. La..

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Sister In My House, A

Honest and moving, this intense story carefully tracks a relationship stunted in childhood but given a second chance. One sister have I in our house, And one, a hedge away. There's only one r..

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Skylark

"When he asked me to forgive him for everything I thought I could. I said yes and I meant it. But I didn't realise that night, everything was what he'd take away." When Billie May Worthington falls fo..

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Sleeps Standing: A Story of the Battle of Orakau

Both fiction and fact, this fascinating book is a kaleidoscopic exploration of the Battle of Orakau. During three days in 1864, 300 Maori men, women and children fought an Imperial army and capt..

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Small Holes in the Silence

The collected poems of New Zealand's best-loved poet in a handsome volume. "A poem is a ripple of words on water wind-huffed ..." This volume showcases the finest examples of Hone's poetry, from his e..

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Snow White's Coffin

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Social Media

Is our identity more of a composite than we realise? We often think of ourselves as formed from our core values or our DNA, but in Social Media, Mary Macpherson explores identity as a creation of the ..

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Sodden Downstream

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Some Other Country : New Zealand Short Stories

First published in 1984, Some Other Country quickly became established as New Zealand's essential single-volume anthology of short stories, and has since been enjoyed by many thousands of visitors, st..

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Some Things to Place in a Coffin

Bill Manhire's first new collection of poems for seven years takes its title from his elegy for his close friend the painter Ralph Hotere, who died in 2013. At its heart is the sequence 'Known Unto Go..

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Something is Rotten - Matakana

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Sound of Breaking Glass

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Soundings: Poems and Drawings

A collection of poetry and drawings by Bluff based poet, Cilla McQueen in which she explores the themes of homeland and loss and colonisation and displacement. Her writing also reflects the history an..

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Spark

This new collection of poetry will enchant and provoke, comfort and delight. From the hilarious 'True Pregnancy Tales' to the sobering 'The First Stone', in which the author recounts her small child g..

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Sport 46 - New Zealand New Writing 2018

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State Highway One

This is what I want to do. I want to go home. I want you to come with me. 'I want to go from here . . .' Finger on Cape Reinga. '. . . to here.' Finger at the bottom of Stewart Isl..

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Stories of Bill Manhire

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Stories of Eileen Duggan, The

The Stories of Eileen Duggan presents the two collections of short stories Eileen Duggan wrote but did not offer for publication, and includes a Preface by the editor, Helen J. O'Neill, and a substant..

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Strength of Eggshells, The

She's six feet tall and handles a motorbike like a professional, but Kate has insecurities that match her height and she ignores her past by pushing her fingers into her ears. Why did her mother ..

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Striking Truth

In 1986 in a central North Island town of New Zealand, the changing labour laws are pressing on the unionized workers of the local mill and their families. The unions believe they are in for another r..

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Strip

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Suicide Club

Three misfits - close to genius, close to the brink - come together in a desperate love triangle in this compelling novel. When Bright is suddenly catapulted to fame, he can't cope with the pressure. ..

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Summer Grass

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Surrender

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Sweeping the Courtyard: The Selected Poems of Michael Harlow

Sweeping the courtyard, the selected poems of Michael Harlow, provides a generous sampling from this major New Zealand poet's previous seven collections: Edges (1974), Nothing but Switzerland and Lemo..

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Swim

Winner of the 2018 Viva La Novella Prize Jacob is an open-water, distance swimmer, a free spirit who has spent years travelling the world, working odd jobs between ocean swims. But when he recei..

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Sydney Bridge Upside Down

There was an old man who lived on the edge of the world and he had a horse called Sydney Bridge Upside Down. He was a scar-faced old man and his horse was a slow-moving bag of bones, and I start with ..

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Tail of the Taniwha

Tail of the Taniwha is a collection of short stories by writer, poet and playwright Courtney Sina Meredith that builds on the themes and ideas of her signature publications, Brown Girls in Bright Red ..

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Takahe 94 - Summer 2018

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Takahe 95

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Take Back Our Sky

An energy-packed collection of winning poetry from the annual international poetry and haiku competition, with leading poems from Mary Dennis & Siobhan Harvey, along with students Sophie van Waardenbe..

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Taking My Jacket for a Walk

"Today, it's the jacket's turn to take me for a walk instead of the dog." In this new collection, Dunedin's unofficial but authentic poet laureate--between revisiting 1950s childhood and destroying a ..

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Taking My Mother to the Opera

Piquant, frank, open, wistful, tender, funny this personal memoir by Diane Brown is deftly marbled throughout with social history. From carefully chosen anecdotes it slowly unfolds a vivid and compell..

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Taking Off

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Tane's War

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Tasting Stars

At first glance, thirteen-year-old Rose Ann Dixon's family life in 1960s Otara seems unremarkable. Her home, which she shares with her father, mother and five younger siblings, looks no different from..

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Tatai Whetu: Seven Maori Women Poets in Translation: 2018

The fourth book in the Seraph Press Translation celebrates Maori writing and the Maori language. This hand-bound collection features a poem each by seven Maori woman writers, originally written in Eng..

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Telesa: The Covenant Keeper

When Leila moves to Samoa, all she wants is a family, a place to belong. Instead she discovers the local ancient myths of the telesa spirit women are more than just scary stories. The more she finds o..

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