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by Kate Duignan

ePub Breakwater download
Author:
Kate Duignan
ISBN13:
978-0864734174
ISBN:
0864734174
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Publisher:
Victoria University Press (April 1, 2002)
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Subcategory:
Contemporary
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1308 kb
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I read Kate Duignan's "Breakwater" because she is related to a friend of mine and because I set a goal of. .More than that, Duignan was the 2004 Robert Burns fellow at the University of Otago, so I was curous about her 2001 book.

More than that, Duignan was the 2004 Robert Burns fellow at the University of Otago, so I was curous about her 2001 book. The book centres around Louise, owner of the Breakwater cafe in Wellington and single mother of adult children.

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Kate Duignan was born in Wellington, New Zealand. She grew up in Wellington and London. She completed an MA in Creative Writing at Victoria University of Wellington in 2000, and a PhD in Creative Writing, also from VUW, in 2017. The critical component of her PhD explored narration in Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Kate Duignan: Breakwater.

Kate Duignan: Breakwater. Duignan handles these delicate themes gently, while providing a strong narrative drive in the form of near-tragedy that calls to mind the best television drama. I don't want to make silly comparisons, but I kept thinking of the drama series This Life which dealt with the cusp of adulthood so well. There's less sex and fewer jokes, but Duignan's first novel proves that she is already an accomplished writer who has a good grasp on the interior lives of contemporary New Zealanders.

Author Kate Duignan Duignan handles the multiple narrative threads with an elegant finesse. Peter is a multi-faceted character.

Mostly set in post 9/11 Wellington in 2001 but deftly slicing in scenes across London, Venice, tyhe city of Mytilene on Lesbos and India, we also flash back to when in his early-20s, Peter spent time on a houseboat in Amsterdam with his French girlfriend Genevieve. Duignan handles the multiple narrative threads with an elegant finesse. His inner world is vividly evoked and richly realised. His voice feels authentic.

Novelist: second novel, 'The New Ships' published May 2018. His new book Damascus melted my mind! nAndUnwin nAndUnwinNZ. Wellington City, New Zealand.

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First published in 2001, Breakwater is the critically acclaimed debut novel by the author of The New Ships (VUP, May 2018). A young woman and the baby she didn't plan, an older woman and the daughter she might lose, are brought together by the accidents of life in this moving first novel.

Flag as Inappropriate. Her first novel Breakwater, based on her MA thesis, was published by Victoria University Press in 2001. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Excessive Violence Sexual Content Political, Social. Duignan was born in Wellington, New Zealand, and completed an MA in Creative Writing at Victoria University of Wellington in 2000. Duignan held the Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago in 2004. New Zealand Book Council biography.

An astonishingly confident and graceful first novel, Breakwater addresses the major dilemmas of friendship and family. It follows the moving story of a young woman and the baby she didn't plan, an older woman and the daughter she might lose, and the accidents of life that bring them together.