A fascinating novel about secrets, finding a home and early colonial New Zealand.'I miss my smiling son more than any other man before or since.'London 1866. Elizabeth Smith is struggling to survive when she hears that her former New Zealand employers, Judge and Lady Martin, are returning to England. Accompanied by her dear friend, the lunatic Reverend Cotton, she makes a pilgrimage to settle old ...
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Print Length: 364 pages
Publisher: RHNZ Adult ebooks (April 5, 2012)
Publication Date: April 5, 2012
Sold by: Random House NZ
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A book I want to read again. Found it confusing to read but good enough to read again and be able to sort the characters out....
zabeth is also accompanied by liberal doses of opiates and two small ghosts, walking by her side, whispering, murmuring, calling her. Award-winning writer Stephanie Johnson lovingly peoples a landscape of the past. Mid-century New Zealand, London and the spa town of Buxton are vividly evoked in a novel about motherhood, earliest colonial days, pharmacology and poreirewa - the yearning for absent loved ones.