Fiona Kidman


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in Hawera, New Zealand
March 26, 1940

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Fiona Kidman is a leading contemporary novelist, short story writer and poet. Much of her fiction is focused on how outsiders navigate their way in narrowly conformist society. She has published a large and exciting range of fiction and poetry, and has worked as a librarian, producer and critic. Kidman has won numerous awards, and she has been the recipient of fellowships, grants and other significant honours, as well as being a consistent advocate for New Zealand writers and literature. She is the President of Honour for the New Zealand Book Council, and has been awarded an OBE and a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to literature.

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The Captive Wife

3.85 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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The Infinite Air

3.88 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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All Day at the Movies

3.80 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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This Mortal Boy

4.15 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2018 — 6 editions
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The Book Of Secrets

3.65 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 1987 — 9 editions
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Songs from the Violet Cafe

3.66 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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A Breed of Women

3.61 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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The Trouble With Fire

4.04 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Mandarin Summer

3.71 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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At the End of Darwin Road: ...

4.17 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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