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Books and profile for Eleanor Catton

Eleanor Catton Profile and Books

Eleanor Catton was born in 1985 in Canada and grew up in Christchurch in New Zealand. Catton studied English at the University of Canterbury and did her Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Wellington. Her first novel ‘The … Continue reading

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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The book was set in 1866 in the New Zealand gold town of Hokitaka (West Coast of the South Island). There is a death, an attempted suicide, a man has vanished and a large amount of gold has been discovered … Continue reading

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