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ABOUT
THE BOOK

Like every other girl in her class, twelve-year-old Justine is drawn to her glamorous, charismatic new teacher, and longs to be her pet.

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Catherine
Chidgey

Catherine Chidgey’s novels have been published to international acclaim. Catherine has won the Prize in Modern Letters, the Katherine Mansfield Award, the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship, the Janet Frame Fiction Prize, and the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for The Wish Child. She lives in Ngāruawāhia and lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Waikato. Her novel, Remote Sympathy, was shortlisted for the DUBLIN Literary Award and the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, and was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Photo Credit: Ebony Lamb

Catherine Chidgey’s novels have been published to international acclaim. Catherine has won the Prize in Modern Letters, the Katherine Mansfield Award, the Katherine Mansfield Fellowship, the Janet Frame Fiction Prize, and the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for The Wish Child. She lives in Ngāruawāhia and lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Waikato. Her novel, Remote Sympathy, was shortlisted for the DUBLIN Literary Award and the Jann Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, and was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. Photo Credit: Ebony Lamb

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NOMINATING LIBRARY COMMENTS

A nail biting suspense thriller with a really wicked villain.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Date published
08/06/2023
Country
New Zealand
Original Language
English
Publisher
Te Herenga Waka University Press
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