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Gee, Maurice

Overview
Works: 139 works in 636 publications in 6 languages and 11,487 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Biography  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9639.3.G4, 823.2
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Salt by Maurice Gee( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hari, one of the enslaved people from Blood Burrow, and Pearl, a member of the ruling families known as Company, forge an unusual alliance and become reluctant traveling companions, as they undertake a desperate pilgrimage to save the world from a terror beyond their greatest imaginings
The fat man by Maurice Gee( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933, Herbert Muskie returns to his rundown hometown of Loomis, New Zealand, and uses a combination of cunning and psychological threats to take control of the lives of twelve-year-old Colin Potter and his family as part of a plan to get even for the mistreatment he suffered as a schoolboy
The fire-raiser by Maurice Gee( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 Kitty Wix and her friends try to stop the arsonist who is terrifying their small New Zealand town. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Gool by Maurice Gee( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen years after Hari and Pearl defeated the tyrant Ottmar, their children Xantee and Lo face an even more dangerous foe which they must find and destroy if they are to save their father and the world they know
The champion by Maurice Gee( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943 twelve-year-old Rex sees his quiet New Zealand village dramatically changed by the arrival of a black American soldier on leave from the war. Rex, 12, must overcome his own racism & recognize a true hero when an African American war veteran is sent to recuperate in Rex's New Zealand home
Sole survivor by Maurice Gee( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sole survivor is the third in a trilogy that, along with Plumb (1978) and Meg (1981), provide a broadly conceived image of life in New Zealand over three generations, with Plumb widely considered one of New Zealand's finest novels
Meg by Maurice Gee( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meg, youngest daughter of George Plumb ... struggles from his shadow to lead her own. Round her a younger generation grows up - Esther, married to a millionaire tycoon; Alfred, banished homosexual, into whose world Meg makes nervous forays; and the youngest, Robert, a recluse whose goodness Meg recognizes but cannot understand. For over fifty years, through two wars, the Depression and the post-war boom, she fights for self-knowledge against a backdrop of a detention camp, courtrooms, parties and family gatherings, a war-surplus scandal, a financial collapse, fringe religion, love in marriage and out of it, and death bost peaceful and violent. And, always, dominant in the shadows, is the figure of George Plumb."--Jacket
The limping man by Maurice Gee( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Limping Man, who controls minds for evil purposes, and his army invade Blood Burrow, Hana flees into the woods for safety, where she joins a group who wants to confront and destroy him before he takes over the world
Under the mountain by Maurice Gee( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While vacationing with relatives in Auckland, twins Theo and Rachel discover that they are endowed with special powers to oppose mysterious giant creatures that are determined to destroy the world. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
The Halfmen of O by Maurice Gee( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan and Nick are drawn into a frightening adventure in the land of O where Otis Claw and the Evil Halfmen are trying to take over the planet. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Plumb by Maurice Gee( Book )

40 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensverhaal van een 19e-eeuwse protestantse geestelijke in Nieuw-Zeeland die zich ontwikkelt tot vrijdenker op filosofisch-religieus en politiek terrein
In my father's den by Maurice Gee( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective and mystery stories. Large Print. When Celia Inverarity, aged seventeen, is found brutally murdered in a secluded West Auckland park one Sunday afternoon, Paul Prior, her English teacher and mentor, is suspected of being her murderer. Celia's death and the violence which follows send Prior back to examine the past ? which proves as secret as his father's den in the old poison shed. Eventually the murderer is exposed, but not before a family has been split apart and old wounds revealed. In My Father's Den is Maurice Gee's third novel and was first published in 1972. It is now an international feature film of the same name. In My Father's Den is directed by Brad McGann and Produced by Trevor Haysom and Dixie Linder, and stars Matthew Macfayden, Miranda Otto and Emily Barclay
Going west by Maurice Gee( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For all the promise of his name Jack Skeat cannot be a poet. His friend, Rex Petley - eel-catcher, girl-chaser, motorcycle maniac - takes that prize. Is he also a murderer? Andy why, forty years later, does he drown out on the Gulf? Jack has to find out, and is drawn to examine their lives"--Publisher description
The burning boy by Maurice Gee( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A picture of life in a provincial town in times of disturbance and change. Certainties collapse in the face of violence. People start along strange ways, some to loss or ruin, others to unexpected happiness"--Publisher information
The world around the corner by Maurice Gee( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caroline finds a pair of spectacles that enable the wearer to see things differently, then discovers that the safety of another world depends on them. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Prowlers by Maurice Gee( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een gepensioneerde geleerde op verzoek van zijn achternicht herinneringen uit zijn loopbaan ophaalt, passeert een reeks interessante personen de revu, waarbij verrassende onthullingen aan het licht treden
The scornful moon : a moralist's tale by Maurice Gee( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953 former cabinet minister James Tinley is planning his political comeback. He is assured of the National candidacy when his opponent shoots the brilliant young poet Owen Moody. The trial causes a political sensation and exposes the cracks in the facade of Tinley's political circle
Blindsight : a novel by Maurice Gee( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely acclaimed when first published, Maurice Gee's Blindsight is now regarded as one of the master's finest novels and one of the best novels published in New Zealand in the past couple of decades. Reviewer Dennis Welch suggests it may be Gee's best work of fiction since the highly regarded Plumb. Gee's complex but knowing portrait of siblings who were once close but are now completely estranged as adults - and why, and what's being hidden - is a brilliantly executed novel
Loving ways by Maurice Gee( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel by a New Zealander
Live bodies by Maurice Gee( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and German and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een gepensioneerde joodse zakenman kijkt terug op de jaren '30 en '40, toen hij als jongeman in Wenen betrokken was bij straatgevechten tegen de nazi's
 
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Alternative Names
Gee, Maurice 1931-

Gee, Maurice Gough

Gee, Maurice Gough 1931-

Maurice Gee neuseeländischer Schriftsteller

Maurice Gee schrijver uit Nieuw-Zeeland

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The fat manThe fire-raiserGoolThe championThe limping manUnder the mountainThe Halfmen of OPlumb