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Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen
 

Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen (Paperback)

By Horrocks, Dylan

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A burned-out superhero comic artist goes on an adventure that spans time and space with two female companions.

ISBN 9780864739759
Published 5 December 2014 by Victoria University Press
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New Hokkaido
  

New Hokkaido (Paperback)

By McNaughton, James

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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
Release Date 5 February 2015 by Victoria University Press
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The Land Ballot
 

The Land Ballot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Adcock, Fleur

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A land ballot was the means by which Fleur Adcock's grandparents, immigrants from Manchester during World War I, were able to bid for a piece of native bush on the slopes of Mount Pirongia in the North Island of New Zealand. Their task was to turn this unpromising acreage into a ...

ISBN 9780864739711
Published 3 October 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Incomplete Works
 

Incomplete Works (Paperback)

By Horrocks, Dylan

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Daydreams, fantasy, true love, and procrastination feature strongly in this selection of Dylan Horrocks's shorter comics running from 1986 to 2012. It is both the chronicle of an age and a portrait of one man's heroic struggle to get some work done.

ISBN 9780864739223
Published 7 March 2014 by Victoria University Press
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An Unreal House Filled with Real Storms: The Inaugural Margaret Mahy Memorial Lecture
  

An Unreal House Filled with Real Storms: The Inaugural Margaret Mahy Memorial Lecture (Paperback)

By Knox, Elizabeth

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The Margaret Mahy Memorial Lecture ... is presented annually at the WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival"--Publisher information.

ISBN 9780864739803
Published 1 November 2014 by Victoria University Press
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Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen
  

Mr Ambassador: Memoirs of Sir Carl Berendsen (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

Edited by Templeton, Hugh

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Sir Carl Berendsen (1890-1973) was the founder of New Zealand foreign policy. He was a dynamic thinker, a gifted writer, an outstanding administrator and a considerable orator. Few civil servants before or since have addressed both Cabinet and Parliament; few have made or been in ...

ISBN 9780864735843
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
Interest Age Young Adults
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Bloodclot
  

Bloodclot (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Avia, Tusiata

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Blending Samoan oral tradition and myths with the author's own life, this provocative, confrontational collection of poetry explores the experience of living in the South Pacific.

ISBN 9780864735935
Published 6 February 2009 by Victoria University Press
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The Angel's Cut
  

The Angel's Cut (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Knox, Elizabeth

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Boomtown Los Angeles, 1929: the movies have burst into song and speech, and aircraft into the skies at speed. Into this world comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, with his German passport and his broken heart, determined only to go on living in the air. What does it take to ...

ISBN 9780864736000
Published 5 June 2009 by Victoria University Press
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Jungle Rock Blues
  

Jungle Rock Blues (Paperback)

By Cox, Nigel

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Raised by gorillas in the wild jungles of New Zealand, scarred in battles with vicious giant wetas, seduced by a beautiful young scientist, discovered by Memphis record producer Sam Phillips and adored by millions the dirt-to-dreams life story of Caliban is as legendary as his 30 ...

ISBN 9780864736444
Published 2 September 2011 by Victoria University Press
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The Catastrophe
  

The Catastrophe (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Wedde, Ian

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Christopher Hare, one of the world's top food writers, has travelled to the best restaurants in the most exotic locations, with the chic dining companion known to readers as 'The Glace'. But, in the new mood of austerity ushered in by the credit crunch, will the world still be in ...

ISBN 9780864736475
Published 5 August 2011 by Victoria University Press
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