What Remains Behind

What Remains Behind

Book - 2009
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Moving between a vividly realised diary written in the 1870s and the current day, this compelling novel has murder, mystery, love, lust - and archaeology.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Black Swan, 2009
ISBN: 9781869792084
Branch Call Number: FIC MYS
Characteristics: 279 pages ; 20 cm


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ChristchurchLib Mar 29, 2020

A religious community on the Kaipara Harbour burnt to the ground in the 1880s. When the site is excavated 130 years later, more than archaeological remains are uncovered. The story switches between the present-day and diary entries from the 1880s. It is a well-written, enjoyable read.

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