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Pukapuka Talks: The Absolute Book

Saturday 26th October 2019

Elizabeth Knox’s new novel, The Absolute Book, is being heralded as a triumph of fantasy, grounded in the reality and challenges of the times in which we live.

Elizabeth Knox, ONZM, is the author of 13 novels, three novellas and a collection of essays. The Vintner’s Luck won the Deutz Medal for Fiction in the 1999 Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and the Tasmanian Pacific Region Prize, and has been published in ten languages.

Last year’s NZ Book Award fiction winner Pip Adam describes reading Knox’s long-awaited new novel as an opportunity “to be immersed in her worlds, wrapped in her intelligence and craft so completely” and “an experience not be missed.”

Find out more when Elizabeth Knox joins Jacquetta Bell in conversation about this epic new fantasy.

Presented by Nelson Arts Festival
Proudly supported by Page & Blackmore and Victoria University Press


October 26


1.30pm; 60 mins, no interval


Nelson & suburbs


Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson
The Granary Festival Café

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Price $16 (plus TicketDirect service fee)

Tickets from Theatre Royal, Nelson i-SITE, Richmond Mall Info Desk, all TicketDirect outlets ph. 03 548 3840, ext 1; 0800 224 224..


Additional Info

Official Website


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