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Book Giveaway

Wellington writer Lawrence Patchett’s new book The Burning River is set in a radically changed New Zealand.

 

The main character’s life in the swamp is hazardous, as he mines plastic and trades with others in order to survive. He must undergo a perilous journey to have any prospect  of being a part of the re-built world.

Patchett has created a strange and unsettling narrative situation and world in The Burning River – and we have a copy of the book to give away.

Just click here and go to our facebook page and tell us the one place you would hide in Wellington if you didn’t want anyone to find you.