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The West Coast Whitebait Children - Book 1

Intimate secrets shared with a stranger Books One and Two are part of a series. They are based on the intimate and vivid depiction of the lives and legends of characters, places and events from the South Island over the past sixty or so years, particularly on the West Coast. They are about the complexities of growing up, youthful and elderly rom..  More

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The West Coast Whitebait Children - Book 2

Intimate secrets shared with a stranger Books One and Two are part of a series. They are based on the intimate and vivid depiction of the lives and legends of characters, places and events from the South Island over the past sixty or so years, particularly on the West Coast. They are about the complexities of growing up, youthful and elderly roman..  More

$28.00 $7.50 Ex Tax: $6.52

The Wish Child

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 mechanisms of power. Sieglinde lives in the affluent ignorance of middle-class Berlin, her father a censor who cuts pro..  More

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The World is Yours

Originally published 1934, by George Allen & Unwin Ltd ..  More

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Their faces were shining

When Hope Paterson plunges into a construction hole at her local mall and saves a child from drowning, she believes this is a sign from God. Maybe her marriage, her relationship with her daughter – even her diet – will be revitalized. Days later, a car crashes outside Hope’s office. The young passenger is dead but the driver ha..  More

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Three Scoops: Stories by David Hill

Three moments in time and three writing genre: historic fiction / fantasy fiction / futuristic fiction from one of New Zealand’s favourite writers of fiction. Historical: Coming Home The story of Harry and his loyal horse Blaze as New Zealand rushes to support the British during the time of the war between them and the South African Dutch..  More

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To the Moon, In Seven Easy Steps

Scott Hamilton’s first book of poetry inhabits the twilight zone between fact and fantasy, prose and poetry. For Hamilton, writing is a game, a joke, a puzzle, a protest, and a quest - sometimes all at the same time.Scott Hamilton’s heroes, like W.H. Auden’s ‘helmeted airman’, are forever setting out on some doomed quest...Scott delves into the myt..  More

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Tomorrow the World

The Nazis have won WWII — in the occupied countries of Britain and Europe small resistance forces combat each other and the German SS to overthrow the fascist rule. Meanwhile Hitler is senile and dying as his top commanders plot to become the next Führer.Tomorrow the World is an alternative history thriller that draws on MK Joseph’s first-hand expe..  More

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Travesty

In a neglected corner of Travesty, in an apartment building called the rathouse, five marginals take on the universe. Drunk Len takes a gamble on salvation, but can he find the ticket? Nisa Michelangelo reconstructs his David with a vital difference, but can art defeat time? Dr Reingold, the keeper of the files, finds himself doing the bidding of h..  More

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Treyak (second edition): part four of Of a Note in a Cosmic Song

A new planet. A new life.A one-way trip.The colonists of DJar, all seeking a better future, each with their own past, and their own beliefs about right and wrong, try everything they can to create a new government and a new culture they can all be happy with. In town, Benjamar is determined to keep things from falling apart.Crossing the contin..  More

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Trifecta

TRIFECTA looks at the odds in the lives of the three children of Martin and Agnes Klepka. Martin was one of the refugees of Nazism who famously brought Modernist architecture and ‘real coffee’ to New Zealand. Many years after his early death from a heart attack, Klepka’s children are struggling in their different ways with the difficult legacy of ..  More

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Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind is an intense voyage into the life of a young woman, and a serious reflection upon the art of novel-writing. It is at once a twenty-first century novel and not a novel at all, but an eyeball, subject and object, made up of a million cells. "Experimental, assured, contemporary and local, Trouble in Mind is a healthy new leaf in the o..  More

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Twenty Four Caprices for Violin and Caprice d'Adieu

A collection of whimsical, fantastic, poignant, macabre and capricious tales, each of which features the violin. Set in wide-ranging locations and milieux, from Vienna to Nashville, Florence to New York, Venice to New Zealand, they capture the bittersweet and ridiculous nature of human follies — romance, repression, vanity, fidelity, ugliness, a..  More

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Two Dogs One Bone

So you don’t believe in dog gods, huh? You should. They sneak up on you when you least expect it. That’s what happened to New Zealander Katy Pallis. She had big plans for her future. But the dog gods had big plans for her future too. Quite different from hers. They won. They always do.   Welcome, Katy. Their faces beamed down to her. Your..  More

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Two Girls in a Boat

"If sometimes Hannah wondered whether this was the life she wanted, at least it wasn’t obvious to her that it was not." A woman hacks at a tree while her daughter chases her targets deep into the bush. A visitor walks up the path towards razor-topped gates. A man drives his nameless passenger towards a fractured city. At the ..  More

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Unlevel Crossings

A novel about a train trip from Auckland to Dunedin (New Zealand) which becomes a metaphor for the 'crossings' in our lives, the differences between men and women, Maori and Pakeha, rich and poor etc, and the places we cross and interweave throughout our lives. ..  More

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Unspeakable Secrets of the Aro Valley

A sleepy bohemian neighbourhood. An ancient legend from the ancient past. A brilliant but troubled young writer. A voluptuous healer. A shadowy cult and its sinister leader. A trail of riddles;a hidden artefact. An explicit sex scene, then a struggle for ultimate power. And a final, unspeakable secret. Unspeakable..  More

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Utu: A Story of Love, Hate and Revenge

Originally published 1894, by H. Brett ..  More

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Venetian Rogues

A tale of seduction, intrigue and caprice, art and betrayal and love, set in the most enchanting, mysterious and improbable city in the world: Venice. With accompanying photographs by Louis H. Hamel, Jr., and the author...  More

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Vicissitudes of Bush Life in Australia and New Zealand

Originally published 1891, by Swan Sonnenschein & Co. ..  More

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Waihoura

Originally published 1875, by Gall and Inglis..  More

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Wake

An invisible monster is what you can't see coming. It has unknown qualities. With an invisible monster you never know when you're in danger and when you're safe – if you retreat to your fortress you can't be sure you haven't locked it in with you. The invisible monster is something on which no one is an expert. But ever..  More

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Walking Home

Hold your own handwith your own handHold itSee how confidenthow knowing it feelshow held it feelsIt will cross the roadwith youIt will be your older brothersister it will be your parent your loverIt says I’ve got yourelax nowWalking Home gathers together some of the last poems written by Michele Amas. These are poems of tenacity and courage, and of..  More

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Wall

The drawings that comprise Wall allude to trauma and institutionalisation. They do not form a straightforward narrative or make some simplistic statement. They have the urgency of improvisations, yet they are carefully organised and almost painfully detailed with naked walls and bodies inside sparse antiseptic spaces. The drawings are not the liter..  More

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