Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

  1. Reports from Raoul – 30.2622° S 178.5948° E

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    June 14, 2018 by Lydia Syson

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    I’ve been spending the week going through my notes and listening to sound recordings made on the HMNZS Canterbury in the Kermadecs earlier this year, reliving some magnificent moments as I write a number of features for various newspapers and magazines both on the expedition and the human history of Raoul Island. keep reading


  2. 2018 news

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    February 24, 2018 by Lydia Syson

    Adele's photo of proofs and wrapping paper

    A book cover, an expedition, a story. keep reading



"An intelligent, beautifully written book about a dysfunctional family in a sinister paradise" THE TIMES (BOOK OF THE MONTH)

"Powerful, intense and beautiful" HISTORICAL NOVEL REVIEW

"This tense, evocative, richly-imagined novel conjures the voices of a strange time and place, and makes them universal" EMMA DARWIN

"A wonderful book" CAROL DRINKWATER

"A fantastic historical fiction debut" THE BOOKSELLER

"Syson brings history alive" THE OBSERVER

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