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Luce Cannon

Will Christie’s poetry is fascinated by the power of language to inhabit and be inhabited. Christie questions her words as she uses them — tearing them apart or gathering them up, chasing them around or wilfully creating new ones — with an alert attention to what they contain and how they affect us. By turns playful and violent, cerebral and romant..  More

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Lucy Lavender and the Topiary City

'Well, it seems like a good idea Papa,' said Lucy hesitantly. 'But those are your dreams, they're not mine. I don't share your vision and I don't need any cut flowers!' 'But why not Lucy?' asked Yodel. 'Because,' she explained, 'we have been farmers for many years — this we know. But we d..  More

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Macpherson's Gully: A Tale of New Zealand Life

Originally published 1892, by Simpson & Williams ..  More

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Magic Alex's Revenge

A novel about the way technology has taken over our lives, it looks at the deeper effects that have shaped our lives in the 20th and early 21st Centuries through the Beatles 'All You Need is Love' mantra in the 1960s and the Nazis 'All You Need is Hate' mantra of the 1930s, and how the individual fits into the larger moments and movements of his..  More

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Make a Hard Fist

Lizzie Quinn receives an anonymous letter in the mail. Then she is attacked. She goes back to school scared of her own shadow.  A teacher she trusts finds a coach for a  self defence class. But the letters keep coming and she knows the threat is still very real. A psychological thriller that also empowers. 13+ fiction.  Fre..  More

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Malakim: Battle of the Outback

Mason is not happy with his life selling insurance, but it all changes when he discovers that he has paranormal powers and is visited by Gabriel, a sentient being. Mason is told that he and others like him with telekinetic powers are required to help fight off a pending invasion of aliens.Gabriel’s adversary is another sentient with an old feud tha..  More

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Man Alone

Originally published 1960, by Paul's Book Arcade Limited..  More

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Man Alone VUP Classic

Man Alone  is one of the foundation stones of New Zealand literature. Almost all copies of the first edition, published in England in 1939, were destroyed in the Blitz. When it was republished in New Zealand in 1949, after the author’s suicide in Cairo in 1945, the publisher Paul’s Book Arcade made a number of changes for unknown reasons. This..  More

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Maori and Settler: A Story of the New Zealand War

Originally published 1891, by Blackie & Son, Limited..  More

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Maoria: A Sketch of the Manners and Customs of the Aboriginal Inhabitants of New Zealand

Originally published 1874, by Chapman and Hall, 193, Piccadilly ..  More

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Mapping the Distance

This superb collection of poems shows the benefit of ten years gestation. The major part of the book consists of poems coming from years spent living and studying overseas and then settling back in New Zealand and starting a family. With its broad scope and variety of lyric styles, Mapping the Distance is a landmark book. Ingrid Horrocks is ..  More

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Marked Men

Marked Men tells the story of love between two men. The drama has a dream-like quality, that affirms the isolation and fragility of a human being, bordered by skin, who aches for connection in the embrace of another. David Lyndon Brown draws us into a world in which the interplay of radiance and darkness, joy and terror would be relentless if it we..  More

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Max Gate

It’s 1928 and the world’s most famous novelist, Thomas Hardy, is dying in the upstairs room of Max Gate, the house he built in his beloved Dorset. Downstairs, his high-powered literary friends are becoming locked in a bitter fight with local supporters. Who owns Hardy’s remains? Who knew the great man best? What are the secrets..  More

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Middle Distance: Long Stories of Aotearoa New Zealand

The stories in Middle Distance travel from the empty expanses of the southern ocean to the fall of a once great house, from the wharekai of a marae to the wasteland of Middle America. Longer than a traditional short story and shorter than a novella, the long story is a form that both compresses and sprawls, expands and contracts, and which allows u..  More

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Mihawhenua: The Adventures of a Party of Tourists Amongst a Tribe of Maoris Discovered in Western Otago, New Zealand

Originally published 1888, by J. Wilkie & Co., Printers, Stationers, &c. ..  More

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Monsters in the Garden: An Anthology of Aotearoa

Too stuffy inside? All those familiar social realist furnishings, all those comfortable literary tropes. Perhaps a stroll out under the trees, where things are breezier, stranger, more liable to break the rules. You may meet monsters out there, true. But that's the point. Casting its net widely, this anthology of Aotearoa-New Zealand science f..  More

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Moonshine Eggs

Moonshine Eggs is the third novel in a trilogy of works based around the whimsical and comedic character of Harry Rejekt. Inseparable from his dog and his inherited crumbling farmhouse, Harry dreams of worldly travel whilst rarely venturing out from the Waikato country town where he lives. Adventure and love, gypsy friends, a Japanese backpacker, a..  More

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Moral Sloth

We don’t need your whataboutery and moral prevarication. It’s time to stand up and own your own culpability, complicity and . . . but I joke. Sit thee down. Hoist up that unethical hamburger and deploy your face into it. Some people are part of the solution and the rest of us find the people who are part of the solution to be annoying. We are the p..  More

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Motel View

Motel View begins in a car and ends in the kitchen. These twenty-three stories range from Northland to Bluff, from South Africa to Heaven, mapping a territory both strange and familiar. In Motel View the towns are like advertisements and the supermarkets like cities. Everyone lives here — everyone's a winner. Forbes Willia..  More

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Moving On

A supernatural thriller — Nick Davis just wants to make it home from work in time for dinner – but instead his life is forever turned inside out after a horrific car accident. He awakens in hospital alone, confused and trapped inside the body of an eight year old boy he does not know. Initially believing he's in a coma-induced dr..  More

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Mrs. Lancaster's Rival

Originally published 1884, by Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly ..  More

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Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro Valley

A returning hero.A desolate valley.A missing mathematician.A glamorous and beguiling council bureaucrat with a hidden past.A cryptic map leading to an impossible labyrinth.An ancient conspiracy; an ancient evil.A housing development without proper planning permission.All leading to the most mysterious mystery of all.Mysterious Mysteries of the Aro ..  More

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Neands

What if evolution went wrong and the human race was threatened at the very core of its DNA? Charlie (14) lives at a time when a new virus is infecting Homo sapiens. They are becoming more hostile and aggressive, even his friends, teachers, schoolmates and authority figures are succumbing to their recessive Neanderthal gene...  More

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Neon Daze

Neon Daze is a verse journal of the first four months of motherhood. As these poems trace the dramatic reconfiguring of one’s world, they also upend genre and notions of linear time. Guided by radical honesty, grace, wit, and her distinctive command of language, Amy Brown’s third poetry collection searches restlessly for a way to map a self that is..  More

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