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Mulgan : a novella

Author: Noel Shepherd
Publisher: Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand : Steele Roberts, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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On Anzac Day 1945, John Mulgan - soldier, journalist and author of the iconic New Zealand novel Man alone - took his own life in a Cairo hotel bedroom. In this novella, Noel Shepherd recreates the last two years of Mulgan's life in Greece and Egypt, and tries to fathom the cause of his death. The political situation in the world? Personal relationships? The horror of war? These all affected him deeply, but Noel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: John Mulgan; John Mulgan
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Shepherd
ISBN: 9780947493387 0947493387
OCLC Number: 974926524
Notes: Novel.
"A novella about the author of Man alone"--Cover.
Description: 143 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Noel Shepherd.

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On Anzac Day 1945, John Mulgan - soldier, journalist and author of the iconic New Zealand novel Man alone - took his own life in a Cairo hotel bedroom. In this novella, Noel Shepherd recreates the last two years of Mulgan's life in Greece and Egypt, and tries to fathom the cause of his death. The political situation in the world? Personal relationships? The horror of war? These all affected him deeply, but Noel Shepherd comes up with a dramatic new account of Mulgan's heroic war and tragic end.

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