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SHAUN PRESCOTT Bon and Lesley. Reviewed by Paul Anderson

Posted on 22 Nov 2022 in Fiction |

Sean Prescott’s second novel recounts an escape to the country – or does it? ‘No Australian under 50 has seen a time like this in their adult lives,’ declared a recent op-ed on Black Swan events. That’s one possible way into this intense,...

ANKE RICHTER Cult Trip. Reviewed by Mary Garden

Posted on 10 Nov 2022 in Non-Fiction |

Anke Richter’s stories of New Zealanders’ experiences of cults raise universal questions about the appeal – and danger – of such groups. No one joins a cult. They join interesting groups that make them feel special, that give them solace,...