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Friday 1 November 2013 10:31am

Vivienne Plumb

the_wife_who_spoke_japanese_in_her_sleepThe book

Beaches, food, magic ... ten quirky and enjoyable stories from Wellington writer Vivienne Plumb:

  1. Angelfish
  2. Up North
  3. The Poet's Story
  4. The Black Dodo
  5. The Wife who spoke Japanese in her Sleep
  6. Bookie and Mookie
  7. Mrs Gittoes' Compleat Art of Simpling
  8. Coral and Zetta
  9. The Baker's Three Daughters
  10. Celestial Bodies

Winner of the Hubert Church Award for a first book of fiction

The author

VIVIENNE PLUMB is an award-winning playwright, poet and fiction writer. Plumb has held several residencies, including one in 2004 at the University of Iowa and the 2006 Massey University writers' residency. She has a BA and an MA from Victoria University in Wellington, and holds a Doctorate in Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong, Australia.

Publication details

Paperback, 120 pages, ISBN 0 908569 74 2, $24.95
Out of print

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