'His poetry is bright, confident and compelling. ' - Otago Daily Times
'incredibly well crafted and as is traditional with Owen Marshall every single word is placed perfectly' - NZ Radio
`The world's multiplicity is splendidly evoked; characters dart together and flash apart like goldfish.' - David Hill
'Big themes are treated delicately — mortality and memory, grief and self-discovery' - Weekend Herald
A chance encounter leads to an appreciation of the spontaneous and passing friendship of strangers in this evocative short story from one of New Zealand's finest writers.
A fascinating novel based on a real love triangle
'Owen Marshall has established himself as one of the masters of the short story.' - Livres Hebdo, Paris
An updated edition of this bestseller
A compelling novel about the influence of the bleak landscape of Drybread and of a journalist who becomes personally involved with the story he's investigating there.
An intriguing novel revolving around the varied reactions to a new, catastrophic disease