Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Reading Level:Very Good

Wry, moving, beautifully observed and politically astute, this latest novel from one of our finest chroniclers pinpoints universal truths through very New Zealand lives.
Life isn't always like it appears in the movies. In 1952, Irene Sandle takes her young da... read more

General Fields
: 9781775538905
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 0.407
: 234mm X 156mm X 30mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Fiona Kidman
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: en
: Very Good
: 320
: books
All Day at the Movies
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Series:Popular Penguins

In the foreground of All Visitor's Ashore is a set of bizarre characters, all of whom seem bent on escaping from New Zealand into a larger world. The 1951 waterfront lockout is on, the harbour is full of cargo vessels, but the passenger ships continue to sail. One by on... read more

General Fields
: 9780143205937
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 181mm X 111mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: C.K. Stead
: Paperback
: 1
: 823.2
: books
All Visitors Ashore
$13.95(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Readers of Mike Ledingham's first book, ONCE A GRUNT, will be familiar with the characters in many of these stories. As with the first book, the characters in Always a Grunt are loosely categorized into military-related and non-military yarns. There are also a couple of uncategorized stories, both of ... read more

General Fields
: 9780473290498
: Business Media Services, Limited
: Bms Books an Imprint of Business Media Services LT
: 0.227
: 229mm X 152mm X 9mm
: United States
Special Fields
: Mike Ledingham
: Paperback / softback
: 162
: black & white illustrations
: books
Always a Grunt
$29.95(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Awards:Winner of the USP Press Literature Prize

In Ancestry Albert Wendt introduces us to a cast of characters who live life balanced between the Samoan and Palagi worlds. Andrea’s husband is surprised when she gets up early one Anzac Day to take their daughter and half-Palagi grandson to the dawn parade. Later that day A... read more

General Fields
: 9781775500377
: Huia Publishers
: Huia Publishers
: 210x140mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Albert Wendt
: Paperback
: 314
: books
Ancestry
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

This rich and darkly humorous novel is about family history and the power and risk of knowledge.
'I want to tell you a story about my mother, although of course it is also mine u inherited, along with dangly earlobes and a horror of deep water.'
Janine's mother ha... read more

General Fields
: 9781775532019
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 234x153mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Tanya Moir
: Paperback
: 823.2
: 254
: books
Anticipation
$36.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Awards:Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2010. Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2010 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2010.

Her came from behind and held her in his arms, told her to look again at earth and sky and water. Could she see how the world turned silver? People died, he told her, because they were afraid. They did not go out at night on dangerous water. They did not see th... read more

General Fields
: 9780143567110
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 198mm X 129mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Alison Wong
: Paperback
: 2nd New edition
: 823.3
: 278
: books
As the Earth Turns Silver
$29.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2010. Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2010 and Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2010.

Winner of the New Zealand Post Book Awards Fiction category. Alison Wong's outstanding first novel is set in Wellington in the early twentieth century and spans the years 19... read more

General Fields
: 9780143011675
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 230mm X 152mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Alison Wong
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: 823.3
: Very Good
: 288
: Modern fiction; Historical fiction
: books
As the Earth Turns Silver: A Novel
$38.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Longisted for the Ockham NZ Book Awards Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2020

The present reckons with the past in Attraction. Porter's unnamed narrator is on a road trip between Auckland, Whangara and Levin with her friends Ashi and Ilana, haunted by the spectre of her emotionally abusive ex-boyfriend, her complicated family background and New Zealand's ... read more

General Fields
: 9781925773552
: Text Publishing Company
: Text Publishing Company
: 0.376
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
Special Fields
: Ruby Porter
: Paperback
: 1905
: English
: 1 Fiction
: 256
: books
Attraction
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Awards:Winner! of the Ockham NZ Book Awards - Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction 2020

Winner! of the Ockham NZ Book Awards - Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction 2020. Taukiri was born into sorrow. Auē can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that kill... read more

General Fields
: 9780995111028
: Makaro Press
: Makaro Press
Special Fields
: Becky Manawatu
: Paperback
: 823.3
: 327
: F
: books
Aue
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Reprinted March 2006. This extraordinary Maori Novel was published in 1975 and has been reprinted many times since. It was the first time that anyone, Maori or Pakeha, had written frankly about what Maori life had really been like. A film of this novel is in the early stages of production.

General Fields
: 9780908561247
: Cape Catley
: Cape Catley
: 230x150mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Pat Baker
: Paperback
: 823
: 276
: maps
: books
Behind the Tattooed Face
$29.95(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Category:

 New Zealand Fiction

Reading Level:good

In her first volume of memoir, Fiona Kidman described her background and childhood, evoking the places she lived in and the people she knew. It finished with the publication of her first, hugely successful novel. In this sequel she takes us through t... read more

General Fields
: 9781869790592
: Random House New Zealand Ltd
: Vintage New Zealand
: 0.0
: 235x150mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Fiona Kidman
: Paperback
: 823.2
: good
: 272
: Illustrations
: books
Beside the Dark Pool : A memoir Part 2
$37.99(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

This brand new collection of 28 short stories by Janet Frame spans the length of her career and contains some of the best she wrote. None of these stories has been published in a collection before, and more than half are published fo... read more

General Fields
: 9780987109972
: Wilkins Farago
: Wilkins Farago
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Janet Frame
: Paperback
: 1113
: 256
: books
Between My Father and the King: New and Collected Stories
$29.95(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1