A collection of stories from the body of New Zealand writing that began with the work of Katherine Mansfield. It includes recent work by Vincent O’Sullivan, Owen Marshall and Keri Hulme and stories by newer writers such as Barbara Anderson, John Cranna and Emily Perkins, alongside well-known stories by Joy Cowley, C. K. Stead and James Courage.
Alcoholism and domestic violence torment a family struggling to survive in an urban area south of Auckland.
This is the first time the stories set in her own country have been brought together and published in the order in which she wrote them. The Mansfield that emerges from this fresh perspective is both familiar and unexpected.
Short stories by one of New Zealand’s early literary divas capturing the foibles and disappointments of life among the garden party set.
New Zealand Fiction Award-winner offering a glimpse into Maori cultural traditions, family life and links to the land.
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