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The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Short Stories

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Paperback, A Penguin Original, 392 pages
Published 1989 by Penguin Books
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Eric Hinkle
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Like any anthology, there's some great, some good, and some bad. It's a really diverse collection and usually pretty interesting. I especially like the stories by Janet Frame, Graeme Lay, Philip Mincher, Bruce Stewart, Jan Kemp, and Gregory O'Brien. There are also good stories by such famous New Zealanders as Keri Hulme, Maurice Gee, and Witi Ihimaera.

Being an anthology of stories published in the 80s, it's not so contemporary anymore, but overall it feels like the stories could have been writte
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