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Author: Maurice Shadbolt
ISBN: 0723304998
Language: English
Pages: 256 pages
Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
Publisher: Imprint unknown (February 1977)
Rating: 4.5
Formats: txt doc azw mobi
FB2 size: 1823 kb | EPUB size: 1533 kb | DJVU size: 1660 kb
Sub: Fiction

Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt CBE (4 June 1932 – 10 October 2004) was a New Zealand writer and occasional playwright. Shadbolt was born in Auckland, and was the eldest of three children.

Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt CBE (4 June 1932 – 10 October 2004) was a New Zealand writer and occasional playwright. He had a younger brother and sister, Peter and Julia. Shadbolt was educated at Te Kuiti High School, Avondale College and Auckland University College. In total, Shadbolt wrote 11 novels, four collections of short stories, two autobiographies, a war history, and a volume of journalism, as well as plays.

The New Zealanders book. Maurice Shadbolt is a true NZ treasure. I was saddened to realize even the Auckland Library does not have some of my collection. Shaun Barnett rated it liked it May 17, 2019. Akiko rated it really liked it May 01, 2013. Aurelija rated it it was amazing Aug 02, 2013.

Maurice Shadbolt, a New Zealander, has written a stirring novel of the mid-19th century wars there between the indigenous Maori and the British army and colonists who were determined to deprive them of their land and heritage. In fast-paced prose and thoroughly involving scenes of both warfare and domestic life among the Maori, Shadbolt recreates the tragic and bloody battles which took the lives of thousands of British and countless numbers of outgunned and outmanned Maori.

Maurice Shadbolt, acclaimed New Zealand novelist and writer who wove local history . In 1959, after two years in Europe, Mr. Shadbolt published his first book, a collection of short stories titled "The New Zealanders," to acclaim in Britain.

Maurice Shadbolt, acclaimed New Zealand novelist and writer who wove local history, tradition and country's breathtaking landscapes into his stories, dies at age 72 (S. His novels received New Zealand's book of the year award four times, and he is the only New Zealander to have won the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Award three times. Mr. Shadbolt used native history, tradition, landscape and folklore in his writing.

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Maurice Shadbolt, in full Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt, (born June 4, 1932, Auckland, New Zealand-died . His first two collections of stories were The New Zealanders (1959) and Summer Fires and Winter Country (1963).

Maurice Shadbolt, in full Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt, (born June 4, 1932, Auckland, New Zealand-died October 10, 2004, Taumarunui), New Zealand author of novels and short stories set in his native land, which he called a last frontier for the human race, and a paradise lost. As a young man, Shadbolt worked as a documentary-film scriptwriter and a director and then turned to journalism. A recurring theme of these stories is the cultural clash between New Zealand’s urban, modern society and its rural, traditional people.

New Zealand writer who helped put his country on the literary map. Philip Temple. The writer Maurice Shadbolt, who has died aged 72, believed that New Zealanders should tell their own stories, cherish their own myths and believe in their own big lies before they could stand upright in a post-colonial world. He was born in Auckland and started his writing career as a provincial journalist before scripting documentaries for the NZ National Film Unit.

Used availability for Maurice Shadbolt's The New Zealanders. February 1977 : UK Hardback. June 1961 : Hardback.

Shadbolt, Maurice - ▪ New Zealander author in full Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt born June 4, 1932, Auckland, New Zealand died October 10, 2004, Taumarunui New Zealander author of novels and short stories set in his native land, which he has called . Universalium. Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard - ▪ 2005 New Zealand author (b. June 4, 1932, Auckland, . d. Oct. 10, 2004, Taumarunui, . was celebrated for historical novels about his native country. His trilogy on the Maori wars of the 19th century Season of the Jew (1986)