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New Hokkaido
 

New Hokkaido (Paperback)

By McNaughton, James

It is 1987, forty-five years after Japan conquered New Zealand, and the brutal shackles of the occupation have loosened a little: English can be spoken by natives in the home, and twenty-year-old Business English teacher Chris Ipswitch has a job at the Wellington Language Academy ...

ISBN 9780864739766
Published 5 February 2015 by Victoria University Press
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In the Neighbourhood of Fame
  

In the Neighbourhood of Fame (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By van der Zijpp, Bridget

Rock musician Jed Jordan's former fame means the events in his life have become public property. Years after 'Captain of the Rules' made him world famous in New Zealand, Jed is living quietly in an Auckland suburb with his family, growing peppers and recording in his home studio, ...

ISBN 9780864739247
Release Date 1 April 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories
  

Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories (Paperback)

By Cochrane, Geoff

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Astonished Dice compiles award-winning poet and author Geoff Cochrane's two slim volumes of short stories, originally published in limited editions and his early novella Quest Clinic with more recent stories.

ISBN 9780864739216
Published 1 August 2014 by Victoria University Press
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How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War
 

How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Ferrall, Charles; Ricketts, Harry

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Essays by a raft of historians, writers and other prominent figures reflect on our different forms of remembering and re-membering, what we have cherished and valued, forgotten and ignored, constructed and reframed"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739353
Published 2 May 2014 by Victoria University Press
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The House Guest
 

The House Guest (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Anderson, Barbara

A 1995 Women's Book Festival Top 20 title, this new novel from Barbara Anderson is the story of the lives of three childhood friends that "brims with Anderson's wry humour and sharp insight".

ISBN 9780864732880
Published by Victoria University Press
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Hicksville
 

Hicksville (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 1st N.Z. ed.)

By Horrocks, Dylan

Contains adult themes. This internationally acclaimed New Zealand graphic novel is a wryly funny story about the dangerous business of art and a haunting meditation on longing and regret, on getting lost and finding your way home.

ISBN 9780864736246
Published 1 March 2010 by Victoria University Press
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After Z-Hour
 

After Z-Hour (Paperback, New edition)

By Knox, Elizabeth

Stranded by a South Island storm, six people usurp the stillness of an old house. As they tell the fragments of their story, a seventh voice responds: a young New Zealand serviceman who died in 1920 soon after his return from France. As the storm deepens, the hauntings of the min ...

ISBN 9780864739230
Published 7 November 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Wonky Optics
 

Wonky Optics (Paperback)

By Cochrane, Geoff

Wonky Optics is Geoff Cochrane's fifteenth collection of poems. He is also the author of two novels, and Astonished Dice: Collected Short Stories (2014). Geoff received an Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate Award in 2014. In 2009 he was awarded the Janet Frame Prize for Poet ...

ISBN 9780864739810
Published 5 February 2015 by Victoria University Press
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Half Dark
 

Half Dark (Paperback)

By Ricketts, Harry

"In his new collection, Harry Ricketts addresses the people and places that fill a life and the gaps they leave behind. These are poems of friendship, romance, youth, and moments that still glow or ache decades after"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739841
Published 5 February 2015 by Victoria University Press
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The Rehearsal
 

The Rehearsal (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Catton, Eleanor

A high-school sex scandal jolts a group of teenage girls into a new awareness of their own potency and power. The sudden and total publicity seems to turn every act into a performance, and every platform into a stage. But when the local drama school decides to turn the scandal in ...

ISBN 9780864735812
Published 4 July 2008 by Victoria University Press
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