The Bone People: A Novel (Penguin Ink)

The Bone People: A Novel (Penguin Ink) (Paperback)

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At once a mystery, a love story, and an ambitious exploration of the zone where Maori and European New Zealand meet, Booker Prize-winning novel The Bone People is a powerful and unsettling tale saturated with violence and Maori spirituality.

About the Author

Keri Hulme, a Maori, grew up in Christchurch and Moeraki, New Zealand. She writes, paints, and whitebaits in Okarito, Westland. Hulme has written poems and short stories; The Bone People, originally published by Spiral, a New Zealand feminist collective, is her first novel. She has also written Te Zaihau: The Windeater.

Praise for The Bone People: A Novel (Penguin Ink)…

"This book is just amazingly, wondrously great."
—Alice Walker

"An original, overwhelming, near-great work of literature"
The Washinton Post Book World

"Unforgettably rich and pungent"
The New York Times Book Review

Product Details ISBN-10: 0143116452
ISBN-13: 9780143116455
Published: Penguin Books, 06/29/2010
Pages: 576
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 17
Minimum Grade Level: College Freshman
Maximum Grade Level: 12th Grade