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 Novel

Nick Chester is working as a sergeant for the Havelock police in the Marlborough Sound, at the top of NZ's South Island. If the river isn't flooded and the land hasn't slipped, it's paradise - unless you are also hiding from a ruthless m... read more

There’s nothing better to make a murder mystery extra-chilling than to set it in an idyllic location. Marlborough Man, Alan Carter’s fourth novel, is set in Marlborough, centred on the sleepy village of Havelock. Under all that idyll, cr... read more

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: 9781925164534
: Fremantle Press
: Fremantle Press
: 233mm X 154mm X 29mm
: Australia
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: Alan Carter
: 304
: en
: Paperback
: books
Marlborough Man
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 26

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 Novel

From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín comes a retelling of the story of Clytemnestra - spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling - and her children. "I ha... read more

Colm Toibin’s The House of Names is a retelling of the myth of Clytemnestra, a story of revenge, violence, pain and love. Agamemnon, her husband and king of Argos, is losing the Trojan campaign. When he calls on the gods for help, they ins... read more

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: 9781760551421
: Pan Macmillan Australia
: Picador Australia
: 198mm X 129mm
: Australia
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: Colm Toibin
: 272
: Hardback
: books
House of Names
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

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 Novel

Awards:Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home - Deborah Levy explores the violently primal bond between mother and daughter.
Today I dropped my laptop on the concrete floor. It was tucked u... read more

General Fields
: 9780241146552
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Deborah Levy
: 208
: en
: Paperback
: books
Hot Milk
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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 Novel

The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War The American ... read more


This is the most original and enjoyable novel to cross my path in recent times. George Saunders is an astounding writer whose gift for story-telling makes Lincoln in the Bardo a pleasure to read and thoroughly absorbing. Using f... read more

General Fields
: 9781408871751
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: George Saunders
: 368
: en
: Export/Airside ed
: Paperback
: books
Lincoln in the Bardo
$33.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Poetry

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 God', commissioned by the B... read more

The proximity of death can be noticed not so much in our thinking about death as in the effect it has on the qualities of our thinking about everything else. Why is it that some particulars, either small details of the presen... read more

General Fields
: 9781776561056
: Upstart Press
: victoria university press
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: Bill Manhire
: F
: Paperback
: books
Some Things to Place in a Coffin
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Novel

Awards:Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize Winner - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.

At the heart of Catherine Chidgey's extraordinary new novel is an enigmatic voice that tells the story of German families caught up in a nation's dream. It's 1939. Two children watch as their parents become immersed in the puzzling mecha... read more

Catherine Chidgey’s The Wish Child is a stunning portrayal of war-time Germany through the eyes of two children, Sieglinde, from a middle-class family in Berlin, and Erich, from a farm near Leipzig. Theirs is a story of secrets, fear and... read more

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: 9781776560622
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: New Zealand
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: Catherine Chidgey
: F
: en
: Paperback
: books
The Wish Child (PB)
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Novel

Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural Irish comm... read more

General Fields
: 9780857523488
: Transworld Publishers Ltd
: Doubleday
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: John Boyne
: 592
: 823.92
: Paperback
: books
The Heart's Invisible Furies
$38.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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 Novel

"I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden." Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to ... read more

General Fields
: 9781911215370
: Vintage Publishing
: Harvill Secker
: 24.00 cmmm X 15.60 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Haruki Murakami
: 256
: Scholarly/Undergraduate
: 895.636
: en
: Hardback
: books
Men Without Women
$45.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

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 Poetry

Headwinds is the story of a man living 'on the lower cheek of the world where the tears fall and turn to ice' who is simultaneously muser and maverick. Lindsay Pope's combination of the domestic and the wild, of fables and personal disclosures, has created a beguiling first collection.

General Fields
: 9780994106926
: Makaro Press
: Makaro Press
: New Zealand
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: Lindsay Pope
: Paperback
: books
Headwinds
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Poetry

You think of the Brighton Rock film where Helen Mirren still manages to look like Queen Elizabeth, especially when she wears a headscarf. You think of the poem you wrote about leaving a house, and how houses we have owned will come back t... read more

General Fields
: 9781776560721
: Upstart Press
: victoria university press
: 210mm X 146mm
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: BUSH RACHEL
: F
: 821.914
: en
: Paperback
: books
Thought Horses
$25.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Issue two of New Zealand’s chillest new journal showcases comedy, poetry, fi ction, nonfi ction, music, art, photography and design by young New Zealand creatives. Featuring new work by recognisable names such as Chris Tse (How to Be D... read more

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: 24636460
: Mimicry
: Mimicry
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: books
Mimicry Journal #2
$12.00 (NZD) inc GST
save $3.00 (NZD) (20%) $15.00 (NZD)
Available Stock: 3

Category:

 Novel

Shortlisted for a 2010 UK Debut Dagger Award and winner of the Ned Kelly Best First Fiction Award, Prime Cutis what crime reviewer Graeme Blundell calls a classily written story with 'mordant wit and a fine sense of place'.
Meet Cato Kwon... read more

General Fields
: 9781921888519
: Fremantle Press
: Fremantle Press
: 198mm X 129mm
: Australia
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: Alan Carter
: 345
: A823.00
: en
: 1
: Paperback
: books
Prime Cut
$30.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3
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