Two Girls in A Boat

Two Girls in A Boat

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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 reservoir, dark shapes move in the depths of the water. Traversing England, the Balkans, and New Zealand past and present, these stories trace the unexpected paths of people's lives.
Publisher: Wellington :, Victoria University Press,, 2013.
©2013
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 197 pages ;,21 cm.
Notes: Short stories.

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Donna_R Jun 23, 2013

I am dazzled by this book. It is laden with detail, and this enhances each story. It grounds them in place, but doesn't take anything away from their universality. If you have any doubt about short stories - or the power and vigour of New Zealand writing - this could be the book to convince you.


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Donna_R Jun 23, 2013

I am dazzled by this book. It is laden with detail, and this enhances each story. It grounds them in place, but doesn't take anything away from their universality. If you have any doubt about short stories - or the power and vigour of New Zealand writing - this could be the book to convince you.

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