The luminaries : a novel

Catton, Eleanor, 1985- author.

Publication Info

Format: Books Books

Publication info: First United States edition. ; New York : Little, Brown, 2013.
Physical details: 834 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBNs: 9780316074315, 0316074314
OCLC: ocn827082565

Notes

"Originally published in Great Britain by Granta Books, August 2013."--Verso of title page.

Summary

This novel is a murder mystery set in a remote gold-mining frontier town in 19th-century New Zealand. Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 a weary Englishman, Walter Moody, lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way. Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries.

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