The Bone People

The Bone People Cover

The Bone People

By Keri Hulme; Pepa Heller (Illustrator)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143116455, 553pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2010

Description
At once a mystery, a love story, and an ambitious exploration of the zone where Maori and European New Zealand meet, Booker Prize-winning novel "The Bone People" is a powerful and unsettling tale saturated with violence and Maori spirituality.


About the Author
Keri Hulme, a Maori, grew up in Christchurch and Moeraki, New Zealand. She writes, paints, and whitebaits in Okarito, Westland. Hulme has written poems and short stories; The Bone People, originally published by Spiral, a New Zealand feminist collective, is her first novel. She has also written Te Zaihau: The Windeater.

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