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Mo

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When Mo was born her mother fractured into tiny pieces, her father disintegrated and her family broke up completely. Mo was left in the care of a v ...More

Fiction
Bill Nagelkerke

18 min read

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A gripping new novel from one of our leading writers. A compulsive and chilling novel about subjugation, survival and the meaning of family. “Up on t ...More

Fiction
Carl Nixon

32 min read

Published by Penguin Random House
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I was looking forward to 2011. I hadn’t been finding 2010 to be a very settled year. On one level I put the unsettled feeling down to it being the ...More

Non Fiction
Kay McKenzie Cooke

12 min read

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She is heavy on my bedroom wall. I reconstructed her, slapping mortar between each brick, but my room is not big enough so she is reduced to eyes, nose, a ...More

Fiction, Inspired by Street Art
Heather McQuillan

3 min read

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you visit Tuesday after the accident, arms full of pink stargazers and crossword puzzles asking about my slip tentatively, a tight-lipped smile a ...More

Jess Fiebig

1 min read

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With its face to the black and ass to the blue, orbital scaffolding repurposed for the next generation ship, the Gilman was a thing of impossible ugly beau ...More

Fantasy & Science Fiction
AJ Fitzwater

16 min read

It’s morning. I know this because the clock says 7.23 and a finger of light is trying to pull back the curtains. My room faces east. So that makes ...More

Fiction
Rachael King

22 min read

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Kua whakamāorihia tā Paulo Coelho pukapuka whakaaweawe, e kaha nei hoki te hokona puta noa i te ao, ā, koinei te pukapuka nui katoa te whakawhit ...More

Action & Adventure, Translation
Paulo Coelho

7 min read

Published by Auckland University Press