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In my father's den

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Series: New Zealand classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 0195581113 9780195581119 0143019414 9780143019411
OCLC Number: 154681832
Notes: Reprinted in this series from ed. published Wellington, N.Z. : Oxford University Press, 1977.
Originally published : London : Faber and Faber, 1972.
Description: 175 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: New Zealand classic.
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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More than just a murder mystery, this novel delineates the public face of New Zealand puritanism - and the hidden one.  Read more...

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