Where the Rekohu Bone SingsBook - 2014
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My next adventure was waiting for me at The Piano; a port in a storm after The Hunt for Moby-Dick at the Christchurch Art Gallery. Curiosity is the seed of adventure. For Dr Paula Morris and Tina Makereti it has led to historically sensitive, lyrical works of fiction based on both fact and social myth. Paula (Ngāti Wai) is the author of Rangatira, winner of the 2012 NZ Post Book Awards… (more)
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Spanning from the 1800s to present day, this novel is about the trials, complexities, and meaning behind being Moriori, Maori or Pakeha in New Zealand. This is at once a powerful, multi-faceted novel of family and love, a historical account of Moriori and the Chatham Islands, and of modern-day Ne... Read More »
LinwoodLibraryStaffPicks Apr 20, 2020
Another book group read. Set in the Chatham Islands and moves between last century and present day. Moving, emotional and poignant, this book will stay with you long after you finish. I took this Bali with me last year on holiday and it certainly set me thinking. Highly recommend!