The LuminarieseBook - 2013
From Library Staff
Set in the gold fields of West Coast NZ & linking with Otago in the 1800's - a great story from our own region
ChristchurchLib Apr 18, 2011
Winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2013, the Luminaries is a deftly crafted historical mystery set in Hokitika.
DevilStateDan Jul 12, 2015
I was keen to read this from the start as it seemed to divide so many readers, produced one of the biggest library holds queues I've ever seen & of course, it won the big prize!
It did not disappoint, I really enjoyed the complex layering of characters & interweaving of storyline and all... Read More »
Donna_R Sep 22, 2013
"'I suppose that to know a thing is to see it from all sides'. p. 502
This book absolutely deserves the hype. A full and satisfying read. While at 832 pages it is a stonker, it is a pageturner too. You will be swept along by the story/stories as they swirl and intersect. Fingers crossed tha... Read More »
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