Monthly Archives: November 2019

Auē by Becky Manawatu – 2019

Auē! – a cry of distress – calling out throughout this extraordinary novel of fear and violence, of families torn apart and people trying to find connection and safety. Taukiri leaves his brother Ārama with Aunty Kat on her farm … Continue reading

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The Burning River by Lawrence Patchett – 2019

The burning river is a great piece of dystopian fiction, set in an Aotearoa that has been devastated by global warming and pollution. Van, Hana and her daughter Kahu set out on a quest to try and bargain for place … Continue reading

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