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Mansfield with Monsters: The Untold Stories of a New Zealand Icon

Mansfield with Monsters: The Untold Stories of a New Zealand Icon
  

Katherine Mansfield is one of New Zealands most famous and influential writers. While her work is well known, many will be surprised to learn that the accepted versions of her stories are often pale reflections of the original manuscripts. In the late 1990s, literary historian Dr... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780987663504
Barcode 9780987663504
Published 19 July 2012 by Eunoia Publishing
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mansfield, Katherine
With Cowens, Matt
With Cowens, Debbie
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ISBN-13 9780987663504
ISBN-10 098766350X
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Eunoia Publishing
Imprint Steam Press
Publication Date 19 July 2012
International Publication Date 1 July 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mansfield, Katherine
With Cowens, Matt
With Cowens, Debbie
Category Award Winning
Fiction
Horror & Ghost Stories
Short Stories
Classic Fiction
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 238
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Horror tales, Mansfield, Katherine, Short stories, New Zealand
NBS Text Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.3;823.08738
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Mansfield with Monsters is a collection of Mansfield's short stories that were uncovered by Dr Marcus Walker. These stories are as they were originally written - with vampires, aliens, and sea monsters - but never published. A brilliant introduction to Mansfield's work, ideal for those who might otherwise be reluctant to read her stories. Includes seventeen short stories, including 'The Daughters of the Lizard Colonel, 'Mrs Brill', and 'Her First Bite'. The Garden Party is threatened by hordes of giant insects, while Ma Parker's lot in life is improved through the labours of a mad scientist, and the woman at the store works her unholy magic ...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Collected Work 2013

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Author's Bio

Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand's most well known and respected writer. Matt and Debbie Cowens are high school English teachers from the Kapiti Coast.

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