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The Imaginary Museum of Atlantis

The subject of Jack Ross’s latest book is amnesia. A man washes up alone on a beach with no memory of who or where he is; a woman finds him and takes him back to her house. He scans her library to find some clue to his past, his location. Could this strange new world be Atlantis? Jack Ross captures the disoriented state of his lead character in the..  More

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The Intentions Book

The Intentions Book is a tender and funny novel about love and communication, and the ways our families shape us. Morris Goldberg is a man who can't cry. Semi-retired from his career as a metadata analyst, he lives alone and conducts imaginary conversations with his recently-deceased wife, Sadie. Then news arrives that his daughter Rachel is..  More

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The Invisible Mile

The 1928 Ravat-Wonder team from New Zealand and Australia were the first English-speaking team to ride the Tour de France. From June through July they faced one of toughest in the race’s history: 5,476 kilometres of unsealed roads on heavy, fixed-wheel bikes. They rode in darkness through mountains with no light and brakes like glass. They weren’t ..  More

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The Invisible Rider

Philip Fetch is a lawyer with an office in a suburban shopping mall, a husband and father, and a cyclist on Wellington’s narrow and winding streets. He is also a man who increasingly finds simple things in life baffling. As he moves through the sometimes alarming and sometimes comical episodes of this novel, a break in the hurtling flow of..  More

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The Irish Annals of New Zealand

A Joycean tour-de-force through the 150 years of NZ history from the Irish point of view and experience, profound and funny as with most Irish literature!!! ..  More

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The Journey of the Guardian Stone

1914, the waters of Whakaraupō ripple with tension of soldiers leaving for war…Jean Fraser, a nurse at the Lyttelton Casualty Ward, and Kaito Nimura, an idealistic navy Lieutenant, meet by chance. Caught up in the romance and patriotic fervour, Kaito promises enduring love with his most precious possession, a guardian stone made by his beloved gran..  More

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The Land of The Lost

Originally published 1902, by Whitcombe & Tombs Limited ..  More

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The Letters of Katherine Mansfield: Volume I

Originally published 1930, by Constable & Co Ltd ..  More

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The Life and Times of Eddie McGrath

Eddie wins a national competition where she can spend a day with her local MP and give a speech in Parliament (where she'll meet the Prime Minister) but it's a prize Eddie doesn't want! When her dad is injured in a workplace accident he sets his sights on getting better for Eddie's day with the PM...so Eddie sets her sights on going through with it..  More

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The Luminaries

*** WINNER of the Man Booker Prize 2013 *** ‘There was this large world of rolling time and shifting spaces, and that small, stilled world of horror and unease – they fit inside each other, a sphere within a sphere.’ It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the West Coast goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he ..  More

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The Lustre Jug

In 2007 Bernadette Hall spent six months in Ireland, not far from Blarney, on the Rathcoola Fellowship. The poems in this collection arise from that experience. With light-heartedness and daring, they track between dualities: the North and the South in Ireland; the rain-washed skies of Donoughmore, Co. Cork and the Queensland rainforest. Bet..  More

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The Manger, the Mikdash and the Mosque

The fifth Dan Delaney mystery has the former detective and spy-catcher and his family on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land which goes wrong from the moment they arrive. A plot is underway to desecrate sacred sites and incite conflict between the three great religions who call Jerusalem home. The Israeli authorities are determined to prevent another ter..  More

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The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls

  Shortlisted for the 2011 New Zealand Book Award for Poetry The first Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls caused its author to be burnt at the stake for heresy in 1310. Kate Camp’s fourth collection of poems demonstrates a darker turn in the work of this popular poet. Shortlisted for the Kathleen Grattan Poetry Award, it estab..  More

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The Moonmen

The follow-up to Anna Livesey’s acclaimed 2003 debut collection Good Luck, The Moonmen contains poems that capture the eerie and exhilarating edges of daily life, poems which draw on her experience of the American Midwest, and poems responding to her mother’s illness. These poems combine a crisp and shapely style with breathtaking op..  More

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The Mystery of the Missing Ministers

Me? An investigator?When two ministers vanish from the Beehive, Eryn finds herself hired as a junior investigator tasked with discovering why. With the whole country following the events and the kidnappers flaunting cryptic photos of Wellington landmarks, she must master her new job, avoid the police, and compete with more experienced sleuths ..  More

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The Naked Soul

One person with impeccable faith, and a soul so bright that she could change everything. If Kara does not achieve that … Earth and all upon her will die.Into the abyssBecause only thereCan our lightMake such a differenceInto the abyssBecause someone must(Not just a novel … a spiritual guidebook!)              ..  More

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The New Animals

Carla, Sharon and Duey have worked in fashion for longer than they care to remember. For them, there’s nothing new under the sun. They’re Generation X: tired, cynical and sick of being used.Tommy, Cal and Kurt are millennials. They’ve come from nowhere, but with their monied families behind them they’re ready to remake fashion. They represent the n..  More

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The New Ships

I think it’s fair to say I was rewarded, praised, applauded, more than most fathers.Peter Collie is adrift in the wake of his wife’s death. His attempts to understand the turn his life has taken lead him back to the past, to dismaying events on an Amsterdam houseboat in the seventies, returning to New Zealand and meeting Moira, an amateur painter w..  More

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The Odour of Sanctity

In 1998, Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel released an album called In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. By 2000 he seemed to have disappeared. About 150 years earlier, Christina Rossetti posed as the Virgin Mary experiencing the annunciation for five days straight, while her brother, Gabriel, painted. Nearly four centuries before that, Marger..  More

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The Passionate Puritan

Originally published 1921, by John Lane, The Bodley Head ..  More

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The Phoenix Song

A young violin prodigy grows up in Harbin and Shanghai amidst the absurd and often deadly politics of mid-century China. Under the dual influences of her revolutionary parents and the White Russian intellectuals who are her tutors (and who provide her with a link, personal and tragic, to the composer Dmitri Shostakovich) she is drawn into a prec..  More

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The Plot to Kill Peter Fraser

Prime Minister Peter Fraser returns to New Zealand in 1945 after playing a major part in shaping the United Nations. In the process he has made powerful enemies, who are aware he has dissolved his country's Security Intelligence Bureau. The Commissioner of Police charges Detective Delaney with tracking down assassins through Wellington's black mark..  More

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The Red Queen

‘It’s the first time in forty years. There are snow scenes from all around New Zealand—snow-covered houses, playgrounds, a group of children sliding down a hill on signs, the bucket fountain on Cuba Street lightly dusted.’ In her first collection of stories, Gemma Bowker-Wright leads us into the phases of transition and t..  More

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The Reed Warbler

And how could she go on living between two worlds, one she knew and understood but could no longer be in, and another that she was in but was not permitted to know?Pregnant after rape, seventeen-year-old Josephina Hansen is exiled from her family home in Kiel in the north of Germany. She finds refuge with her sister’s Danish family in Sønderborg, t..  More

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