Marriage transplants Sarah thousands of miles from home; a failed love affair forces Phoebe to make drastic choices in a new environment; a sudden, shocking discovery brings Mrs Ellis to reconsider her life as an emigrant-The Settling Earth is a collection of ten, interlinked stories, focusing on the British settler experience in colonial New Zealand, and the settlers' attempts to make sense of life in a strange new land. Sacrifices, conflict, a growing love for the landscape, a recognition of the succour offered by New Zealand to Maori and settler communities-these are themes explored in the book. The final story in the collection, written by Shelly Davies of the Ng?tiwai tribe, adds a Maori perspective to the experience of British settlement in their lan
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|Size: ||431 KB|
|Publisher: ||Odyssey Books|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781922200174 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|