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  • Published: 1 August 2001
  • ISBN: 9780143018094
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $30.00
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The Book of Fame




In 1905 a motley group of young New Zealand rugby players sets out by steamer on a journey to the other side of the world. The following year they are back, accorded a hero's welcome the like of which has never been seen in their country before. Their fame has spread before them across three continents.
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  • Pub date: 1 August 2001
  • ISBN: 9780143018094
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $30.00

About the Author

Lloyd Jones

Lloyd Jones is one of New Zealand’s most internationally successful contemporary writers. He has published essays and children’s books but his best known work is the phenomenally successful novel Mister Pip, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and Montana Medal for Fiction in 2007 and the Kiriyama Writers’ Prize in 2008, and was later adapted as a motion picture. Among his other most decorated works are The Book of Fame, winner of numerous literary awards, Biografi, a New York Times Notable Book, Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance, Paint Your Wife and Hand Me Down World.

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