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  • Published: 1 August 2001
  • ISBN: 9780141004020
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 226
  • RRP: $24.95

Collected Stories: Gee


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Maurice Gee, undoubtedly one of New Zealand's finest novel writers and winner of many literary awards and honours, is also the author of thirteen exquisitely crafted short stories which cover a 20 year period in his writing career. Each story demonstrates Gee's sharp observations of social life and life in New Zealand. Collected Stories contains the well-known short story 'The Loser', which has lost none of its impact and cruelty over the years.
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  • Pub date: 1 August 2001
  • ISBN: 9780141004020
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 226
  • RRP: $24.95

About the Author

Maurice Gee

Maurice Gee has long been considered one of New Zealand's finest writers. He has written more than thirty books for adults and young adults and has won numerous literary awards, including the UK's James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction, the Wattie Award, the Deutz Medal for Fiction, the New Zealand Fiction Award and the New Zealand Children's Book of the Year Award. In 2003 he received an inaugural New Zealand Icon Award and in 2004 he received a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. Maurice Gee's novels include The Plumb Trilogy, Going West, Prowlers, Live Bodies and The Scornful Moon. He has also written a number of much-loved children's novels, including Under the Mountain, The O Trilogy and The Salt Trilogy. Maurice lives in Nelson, in New Zealand's South Island, with his wife Margareta, and has two daughters and a son.

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