Comeuppance comes from unexpected directions.
'His poetry is bright, confident and compelling. ' - Otago Daily Times
'incredibly well crafted and as is traditional with Owen Marshall every single word is placed perfectly' - NZ Radio
`The world's multiplicity is splendidly evoked; characters dart together and flash apart like goldfish.' - David Hill
'Big themes are treated delicately — mortality and memory, grief and self-discovery' - Weekend Herald
A chance encounter leads to an appreciation of the spontaneous and passing friendship of strangers in this evocative short story from one of New Zealand's finest writers.
A fascinating novel based on a real love triangle
'Owen Marshall has established himself as one of the masters of the short story.' - Livres Hebdo, Paris
'Marshall’s dextrous examination of the ambiguities of relationships' - NZ Listener
Winner of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction.