A book to treasure from one of our literary greats.
'This book is a treasure, in all senses of the word.' - Nelson Mail
A remarkable novel that won the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, the NZ Booklovers Award, the NZSA Heritage Book Award for Fiction and the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel.
A prize-winning historical novel that has become a New Zealand classic.
'Jean Batten should be one of our national heroes with the same status as Sir Edmund Hillary - that was my conclusion from Fiona Kidman's new novel.' - Herald on Sunday
'I can honestly say that this is one of the best books I have ever read' - Booksellers NZ blog
An insightful sequel to the successful At the End of Darwin Road.
A beautiful collection of stories
'terrifically strong poetry' - Radio NZ
An evocative memoir about the emergence of a writer in a changing world
Winner of the Fiction category of the New Zealand Book Awards in 1986.
A thought-provoking, intriguing, brilliantly rendered story following 25 years of one woman's life.
A 'wonderfully evocative novel' - Next
'She has a rare ability to capture a sense of place and time . . . [Her] stories remind me of Alice Monro.' - Booksellers News
A serious but also blackly funny short story about old friendships, love and formaldehyde by one of New Zealand's most distinguished writers. .
Shortlisted for the New Zealand Book Awards.
‘Each story is rich in dialogue, characterization and evocative imagery of our heartland and its people’ - Next
'Tautly written, often poetic, and dramatic . . . a first-class novel.' - Sydney Morning Herald
Perceptive, intelligent and touching, this is a fine novel from one of New Zealand's best writers.
'It's intelligent, exciting, very well written and a good read.' - Sunday Star