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Best New Zealand Fiction 2

Best New Zealand Fiction 2 cover

Short Stories (ed) — Vintage 2005

Synopsis: 20 wonderful new stories by the best and freshest voices in New Zealand writing today. This year’s contributors are:Norman Bilbrough, William Brandt, David Eggleton, Chris Else, Fiona Farrell, Pierre Furlan, Charlotte Grimshaw, Karyn Hay, Eirlys Hunter, Witi Ihimaera, Kevin ireland, Annamarie Jagose, Shonagh Koea, Tze Ming Mok, Paula Morris, Gregory O’Brien, Tony O’Brien, Vincent O’Sullivan, Elizabeth Smither, Philip Temple.

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What the critics say about The Best New Zealand Fiction 2:

‘Fiona Kidman’s Best New Zealand Fiction series is emerging as a valuable addition to our literary landscape….the pohutukawa blossom on the cover is apt. This is a book made for leisurely summer reading.’ John McCrystal, NZ Herald

‘This collection is a must for anyone interested in the current shape of local writing.’ Iain Sharp, Sunday Star Times

‘The Best New Zealand Fiction:volume 2 is rich, deep, dark and bright.’ Mark Peters, Dominion Post. Dominion’s Book of the Week.