The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

New Zealander, Eleanor Catton, at just 27 years of age, won the Man Booker 2013 with this novel. With 800 pages thereabouts to read, it can be collected from now in the library for our first meeting on 7th October.
“It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes…”


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1 Response to The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

  1. I’m about 250 pages into it – it’s a good read once you get into the style of it. – happy reading, Gráinne 🙂

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