The Story Of A New Zealand River



Alice Roland, Together With Her Children, Boxes, Mattresses And Piano, Is Punted Up River To The Appalling Isolation Of Their New Home, A Small House Against A Splendid Wall Of Bush In The Kauri Forest At Pukekaroro She Is Joining Her Husband There, A Reunion That Is Far From Warm, But This Remote Place Is To Mark Alice S Long And Steady Growth Towards Shared Love, A New Awareness Of Life And A Sense Of Personal Liberation First Published In New York In 1920, This Is The First New Zealand Novel To Confront Convincingly Many Of The Twentieth Century S Major Political, Religious, Moral And Social Issues Most Significantly Women S Rights Daring For Its Time In Its Exploration Of Sexual, Emotional And Intellectual Freedom, The New Zealand Herald Found The Ending Too Early For Good Public Morality It Is The Most Celebrated Of Jane Mander S Six Novels, And Is Believed By Many To Be The Inspiration Of Jane Campion S Film The Piano.The Story Of A New Zealand River

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[KINDLE] ✿ The Story Of A New Zealand River  By Jane Mander – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • 318 pages
  • The Story Of A New Zealand River
  • Jane Mander
  • 24 November 2017
  • 0723303649

10 thoughts on “The Story Of A New Zealand River

  1. says:

    One of the only times in literature where I ve found that the male love interest is not out for personal gain of the female protagonist One of the most stellar books I ve read in a long time The dynamic ...

  2. says:

    some parts better than others but overall it was a good book with really good characters

  3. says:

    I wanted to read a book from a local author and Jane Mander is as local as you can get to me that is she lived in the same city as I do I really enjoyed this read, but why people seem to connect this book as the inspiration for the NZ movie The Piano, I m not so sure They are similar stories, sure but very different too.Another beauty about this book i...

  4. says:

    This book is a New Zealand classic that is suggested that the film The Piano is based on There is very ,very little that could be taken from this book to suggest that there is any relation to the characters in either ,just a passing resemblance That said this is a lovely book detailing the landscape of rural New Zealand ...

  5. says:

    Je ne sais pas si c est la traduction, mais j ai trouv l criture curieusement hach e, les mots venus de n importe o , comme si plusieurs p riodes y taient pass es la moulinette.Le personnage d Alice, la m re, personnage central du roman, ...

  6. says:

    A wonderful tale of early post settlement life in New Zealand Such rich language and detailed portrayals of the main characters A real insight into the harshness of life experienced by these colonial adventurers David Bruce is a little too good to be true perhaps the invention of a female mind

  7. says:

    some beautiful passages about NZ s natural habitat and a good insight into the kauri history in NZ but a difficult read long, a bit depressing esp the main character Alice.

  8. says:

    I loved this book by a NZ writer who writes in a setting in NZ s far north during the early settlement of the country.

  9. says:

    I really enjoyed this book for its history and even though it is a little bit of a romance it is enticing and toatlly enjoyable I am proud to own this book.

  10. says:

    I have read this book twice absolutely brilliant

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