Charlotte Randall (Author)

About

Charlotte Randall is an award-winning author. Her first novel, Dead Sea Fruit, won the South East Asian/South Pacific section of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first book and the Reed Fiction Award in 1995. Her second novel, The Curative, was joint-runner-up for the Deutz Medal for Fiction at the 2001 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. What Happen Then, Mr Bones? was a finalist for the same award in 2005. Her latest novel, The Bright Side of My Condition, was a finalist for the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards Prize for Fiction.

Randall was born and raised in Dunedin, New Zealand, and now lives on Banks Peninsula near Christchurch.

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Book Cover:  Bright Side Of My Condition Epub
When the Captain find us stowaways and give us the choice between join the island or join the crew, all of us to a man cry island! island! So he put us ashore with a few provisions and a trypot and sail away.

After escaping from the Norfolk Island penal colony on a sealing ship, Bloodworth and his three fellow convicts are left on a remote southern island by a captain who promises to pick...

When the Captain find us stowaways and give us the choice between join the island or join the crew, all of us to a man cry island! island! So he put us ashore with a few provisions and a trypot and sail...
Published: 29/01/2014
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742539584
Book Cover:  Bright Side Of My Condition, The
The latest novel from award-winning author, Charlotte Randall, The Bright Side of My Condition is based on the true story of four convicts who were marooned on the remote Snares Islands in the early years of the nineteenth century. A gripping story of survival from a brilliantly intelligent novelist.
The latest novel from award-winning author, Charlotte Randall, The Bright Side of My Condition is based on the true story of four convicts who were marooned on the remote Snares Islands in the early years of the nineteenth century. A gripping story of survival from a brilliantly intelligent novelist.
Published: 29/01/2014
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143570660
Book Cover:  Crocus Hour
In a village café in Crete, 1981, a young backpacker is befriended by a troubled New Zealander, Henry Davis. He reveals that his daughter Sally vanished from the island two years earlier and he has come to Crete to explore the baffling circumstances of her disappearance.

For Davis there are painful unanswered questions. What happened to Sally? Who was to blame for her mysterious disappearance?...

In a village café in Crete, 1981, a young backpacker is befriended by a troubled New Zealander, Henry Davis. He reveals that his daughter Sally vanished from the island two years earlier and he has...
Published: 01/05/2008
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742288376
Book Cover:  Curative
This brilliant, compelling and unusual novel – part mystery, part philosophy and part social history – is set in the early years of the 19th century. The narrator is an inmate in Bedlam, the London mental asylum, where he is chained to a wall in unspeakably disgusting conditions. Yet he is witty, urbane and seemingly sane – he philosophises on freedom, on love and love lost, and on...
This brilliant, compelling and unusual novel – part mystery, part philosophy and part social history – is set in the early years of the 19th century. The narrator is an inmate in Bedlam, the...
Published: 01/06/2005
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742288383
Book Cover:  Curative, The
This brilliant, compelling and unusual novel – part mystery, part philosophy and part social history – is set in the early years of the 19th century. The narrator is an inmate in Bedlam, the London mental asylum, where he is chained to a wall in unspeakably disgusting conditions. Yet he is witty, urbane and seemingly sane – he philosophises on freedom, on love and love lost, and on...
This brilliant, compelling and unusual novel – part mystery, part philosophy and part social history – is set in the early years of the 19th century. The narrator is an inmate in Bedlam, the...
Published: 01/06/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143020493

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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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