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Richmond Library: Elizabeth Knox - The Absolute Book Tour

Thursday 20th February 2020

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to hear Elizabeth Knox, one of New Zealand’s leading writers, speak at Richmond Library.

Winner of 2019’s Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement for Fiction, Elizabeth Knox is one of New Zealand’s leading writers. She is the author of fourteen novels, three novellas and a collection of essays. Now published in thirteen languages, The Vintner’s Luck won the Deutz Medal for Fiction in the 1999 Montana New Zealand Book Awards, and the Tasmania Pacific Region Prize.

Her most recent novel, The Absolute Book (published in September 2019), has been described as ‘a declaration of love for story, for literature, for libraries’ and ‘an unpredictable and intelligent work of imagination’.

Come along to this very special event to hear Elizabeth Knox talk about her latest book, The Absolute Book.

Takaka Library: 5.30pm, Tuesday 18 February
Motueka Library, 5.30pm, Wednesday 19 February
Richmond Library, 5.30pm, Thursday 20 February

Volume, Nelson's nationally award winning independant book store, will be selling copies of The Absolute Book at this event.

It is free to attend and everyone is welcome.

Bookings not required.



February 20




Richmond & surrounds


Richmond Library
280 Queen Street, Private Bag 3, Richmond 7050

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Ph. 03 543 8500

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