Lloyd Jones (Author)

About

Lloyd Jones is one of New Zealand's best known contemporary writers. He has published essays and children's books but his best known works include the novels The Book of Fame, winner of numerous literary awards, Biografi, a New York Times Notable Book, Choo Woo, Here at the End of the World We Learn to Dance, Paint Your Wife, Hand Me Down World and the phenomenally successful Mister Pip, winner of the 2007 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the Montana Medal for Fiction and the Kiriyama Writers' Prize. Mister Pip was also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2007. He lives in the Wairarapa.

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Book Cover: A History of Silence
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742539461
Price: $0.00
Book Cover: A History of Silence: A Memoir ( Aust Ed)

Stone by stone the basilica was being dismantled in order to be put back together again. Each stone was painted with a number and laid with care onto pallets spread over the ground...I kept thinking about those numbered stones. Some purpose began to take shape. I began to wonder if I might re-trace and recover something of my own past, to reassemble it in the manner of the basilica...

Stone by stone the basilica was being dismantled in order to be put back together again. Each stone was painted with a number and laid with care onto pallets spread over the ground...I kept thinking...

Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781922147332
RRP: $32.99
Book Cover:  Biografi
Under the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha, all Albanian citizens had their own biografi, a file that was maintained (and often falsified) by the secret police. The information contained in a person's biografi could have devastating effects.

When Lloyd Jones visited Albania in 1991, six years after the dictator's death, he heard rumours of a village dentist who, resembling Hoxha in looks and build, had...

Under the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha, all Albanian citizens had their own biografi, a file that was maintained (and often falsified) by the secret police. The information contained in a person's biografi...
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921351778
RRP: $27.99
Book Cover:  Hand Me Down World
Published: 25/10/2010
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742287782
Price: $0.00
Book Cover:  Hand Me Down World

A woman washes ashore in Sicily. She has come from North Africa to find her son, taken from her when he was just days old by his father and stolen away to Berlin. With nothing but her maid's uniform and a knife stashed in a plastic bag, she relies on strangers— some generous, some exploiting—to guide her passage north.

A woman washes ashore in Sicily. She has come from North Africa to find her son, taken from her when he was just days old by his father and stolen away to Berlin. With nothing but her maid's uniform and...

Published: 29/08/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921758799
RRP: $19.95

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20 Aug 2014
Australian author Antonia Hayes’ debut novel Relativity has been acquired by Penguin Random House
  Australian author Antonia Hayes’ debut novel Relativity has been acquired by Penguin Random House, and will be published in 2015 by Penguin Books.

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