Literary Christchurch – Can you help?

Rocking Horse Road
Rocking Horse Road

For New Zealand Book Month we are planning a guide to Literary Christchurch, with a focus on books that have a Christchurch setting – i.e. Rocking Horse Road by Carl Nixon.

If you can think of any good examples, please contact Donna Robertson, Online Services, phone 5967 OR add them here in the comments field.


2 thoughts on “Literary Christchurch – Can you help?

  1. Moata July 28, 2008 / 4:32 am

    Margaret Mahy books might be a good start. I seem to recall recognising several locations in “The Changeover” (estuary, port hills etc.)

  2. mingle76 September 8, 2008 / 12:09 am

    What about :

    “Old Bones” by Bill Nagelkerke
    “The Cleaner” by Paul Cleave
    “Sanctuary” by Kate de Goldi
    “Oracles & Miracles” by Stevan Eldred-Grigg

    And I agree that Margaret Mahy’s novels would be a good place to start – ’24 Hours’ as well as ‘The Changeover’.

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