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After Z-Hour

Knox, Elizabeth

Published by Victoria University Press (1987), Wellington, 1987
ISBN 10: 0864730705 / ISBN 13: 9780864730701
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Title: After Z-Hour

Publisher: Victoria University Press (1987), Wellington

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


No signatures. Some foxing to wrappers. Some rubbing to edges of wrappers. A couple of tiny <1/8" nicks to edge of spine. ; First printing. 260 pages. A novel. The author's first book. New Zealand author. "Stranded by a South Island storm, six people usurp the stillness of an old house" - from blurb on rear wrapper.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 11992

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Synopsis: Stranded by a South Island storm, six people usurp the stillness of an old house. As they tell the fragments of their story, a seventh voice responds: a young New Zealand serviceman who died in 1920, soon after his return from France. As the storm deepens, the hauntings of the mind and the hauntings of the house become one. First published on Armistice Day 1987, After Z-Hour won the PEN Award for Best First Book of Prose.

About the Author: Elizabeth Knox is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning writer whose work has been published in more than six languages, and includes nine novels for adults and a two-book series for young adults. She is an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM).

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