The Bone People (Paperback)

A Novel (Penguin Ink)

By Keri Hulme, Pepa Heller (Illustrator)

Penguin Books, 9780143116455, 576pp.

Publication Date: June 29, 2010

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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.


Praise For The Bone People: A Novel (Penguin Ink)

"This book is just amazingly, wondrously great."
—Alice Walker

"An original, overwhelming, near-great work of literature"
The Washinton Post Book World

"Unforgettably rich and pungent"
The New York Times Book Review