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The luminaries : a novel /

by Catton, Eleanor [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: First United States edition.Description: 834 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780316074315.Subject(s): Criminal investigation -- Fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 1853-1876 -- Fiction | New Zealand -- Gold discoveries -- Fiction | Historical fictionAwards: Man Booker Prize Winner, 2013.Summary: Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 a weary Englishman, Walter Moody, lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way. Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries.
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Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 a weary Englishman, Walter Moody, lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way. Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries.

Man Booker Prize Winner, 2013.

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