Some Other Country: New Zealand's Best Short Stories

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The best of New Zealand’s short stories are brought together in this essential single-volume anthology. Descriptive and nuanced, the stories breathe life into a range of endearing characters and situations, all set against the backdrop of the New Zealand landscape. Including the works of Vincent O’Sullivan, Joy Cowley, Damien Wilkins, and Barbara Anderson, the addition of four new writers brings the collection completely up-to-date with the diverse energies of New Zealand life ...

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Overview

The best of New Zealand’s short stories are brought together in this essential single-volume anthology. Descriptive and nuanced, the stories breathe life into a range of endearing characters and situations, all set against the backdrop of the New Zealand landscape. Including the works of Vincent O’Sullivan, Joy Cowley, Damien Wilkins, and Barbara Anderson, the addition of four new writers brings the collection completely up-to-date with the diverse energies of New Zealand life and writing.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780864735881
  • Publisher: Victoria University Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Marion McLeod is the coeditor of the Oxford University Press anthology of New Zealand women’s fiction, Women’s Work. Bill Manhire is the director of the creative-writing program at Victoria University of Wellington, has won numerous awards for his poetry, and was the inaugural Te Mata Estate New Zealand Poet Laureate in 1996 and 1997.

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