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Books by Eggleton, David

Time of the Icebergs

ISBN: 978 1 877578 02 1

Much of Time of the Icebergs was written while David Eggleton was a Writer-in-Residence at the Michael King Writers Centre in Auckland in 2009. These are poems about the world we live in, tracing a dystopian present 'hurtling globalisation's highway' where 'Google tells Google that Google saves'. As he says 'I think of it as a collection for browsing and discovering things: soundscapes, seascapes, landscapes, contemporary politics and contemporary people, histories, traditions, and other things besides.'

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The Conch Trumpet

ISBN: 978 1 877578 93 9

The Conch Trumpet calls to the scattered tribes of contemporary New Zealand. It sounds the signal to listen close, critically and ‘in alert reverie’. David Eggleton’s reach of references, the marriage of high and low, the grasp of popular and classical allusion, his eye both for cultural trash and epiphanic beauty, make it seem as if here Shakespeare shakes down in the Pacific. In this latest collection David Eggleton is court jester/philosopher/lyricist, and a kind of male Cassandra, roving warningly from primeval swampland to gritty cityscape to the information and disinformation cybercloud.

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Landfall 232

ISBN: 978 1 927322 24 6

'Landfall 232' (Spring 2016), edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 231: Autumn 2016

ISBN: 978 1 927322 23 9

'Landfall 231' (Autumn 2016), edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 230: Spring 2015

ISBN: 978 1 877578 91 5

'Landfall 230' (Spring 2015), edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 229: Autumn 2015

ISBN: 978 1 877578 90 8

'Landfall 229' (Autumn 2015), edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 229

ISBN: 9781877578908

Still at the very centre of local culture, New Zealand’s liveliest and most important literary magazine returns in 2015 with Landfall 229, showcasing the best of our contemporary writing across a breadth of styles and themes.

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Landfall 228: Spring 2014

ISBN: 978 1 877578 47 2

'Landfall 228' (Spring 2014), edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 227: Vital Signs

ISBN: 978 1 877578 46 5

'Landfall 227: Vital Signs', edited by David Eggleton

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Landfall 226: Heaven and Hell

ISBN: 978 1 877578 45 8

'Landfall 226: Heaven and Hell', edited by David Eggleton