Return to Harikoa Bay


Return to Harikoa Bay

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New work from the master of the short story and author of the story ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ made into a major feature film.

‘Whenever I think of coming to punish my father, it’s always in a strong wind, and that’s blowing now as I drive up the long, unsealed track to the house and sheds.’

So begins one of Owen Marshall’s superbly subversive stories. He offers up a wide range of subjects, from untimely deaths to unusual discoveries made about friends or neighbours, from burnishing an overseas trip to a tale about saving a business venture-

‘Just in time,’ said Paddy. ‘I thought I was going to have to resort to giving blow jobs in the office.’ It wasn’t quite as Jane A would have expressed relief, perhaps, but sincere in its own way . . .

With over ten years since his last collection of new stories, Marshall explores his fellow New Zealanders, bringing his wisdom and wry eye to vivid, insightful scenes-

‘Places bring back people, people bring back places, and both conjure the cinema of your past.’

ISBN: 9780143776536
Publication date: 02/08/2022
Price: $37.00
RRP: $37.00
Format: Trade Paperback
Available stock: 3
Publishing status: Active
Author: Marshall, Owen
Imprint: Vintage