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The Bone People.

Keri Hulme

The Bone People.

by Keri Hulme

  • 337 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) in S.l .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.H75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23115934M
ISBN 100140089225
ISBN 109780140089226

The Bone People is an extraordinary, alive and intense book, which is widely acclaimed in the authors native New Zealand, which is one of my go to places in which I have numerous relatives. The book scrutinizes closely, in fresh and original language, the equivocal faces of love.   The Bone People (Book): Hulme, Keri: This unusual novel, set in New Zealand, concentrates on three people: Kerewin Holmes, a part-Maori painter who has chosen to isolate herself in a tower she built from lottery winnings; Simon, a troubled and mysterious little boy; and Joe Gillayley, the Maori factory worker who is Simon's foster father. Elements of Maori myth .

Mostly Novels Childlike Colonizers On Keri Hulme's The Bone People By Emily Burns Morgan ublished in , The Bone People won the Booker McConnell Prize (now known as the Man Booker) the same year. Despite this accolade, I had never heard of it, and likely would not have if not for my new book club, who chose it as this July’s “light” summer reading (jk, it’s not light at . The Bone People is a dark, deeply moving story that will remain with you for a long time to come. Keri Hulme's unique use of language and lyrical style give the narrative a musicality unlike anything you'll ever read. The Bone People is Hulme's only novel and was the winner of the Booker Prize. More than 30 years later, it remains a testament to the power of love and its 5/5(4).

Get this from a library! The bone people: a novel. [Keri Hulme] -- This unusual novel, set in New Zealand, concentrates on three people: Kerewin Holmes, a part-Maori painter who has chosen to isolate herself in a tower she built from lottery winnings; Simon, a.   1. A lot of people (including us) were very intimidated before reading /The Bone People/ due to its odd writing style and grammar. Do you think you got used to this eventually? Do you think Hulme's way of writing added to or detracted from the book?


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The Bone People is among the most beautifully written, moving books I've read: I would rank it next to Virginia Woolf's The Waves and Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury; experimental to a point, but like Woolf, still clearly narrative and very poetical.

Keri Hulme's prose skillfully weaves in Maori expressions, and sometimes I found myself so Cited by: The Bone People had The Bone People.

book on my to-read shelf for almost a year, so I decided that it was a good first read of I wanted to like it; indeed, for the first hundred pages or so, I did.

The language is unconventional but richly textured and evocative (and exotic to this American boy)/5. Complete summary of Keri Hulme's The Bone People. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Bone People.

“The Bone People” is a twisting saga of broken families and the path toward individual redemption. Kerewin Holmes is a painter who has lost her will to paint.

She has isolated herself in a tower she had built on the edge of a beach in Southern New Zealand. The Bone People by Keri Hulme () follows a self-exiled artist in a New Zealand coastal town as she meets two mysterious figures that encourage her to reconnect with her community and self.

Though the novel won the Booker prize, it almost wasn’t published, facing nearly three dozen rejections by various publishers. The buzz when The Bone People won the Booker prize in was all about the struggle Keri Hulme had to bring it to publication.

First there was the monumental effort of writing it over a year. Keri Hulme, a Maori, grew up in Christchurch and Moeraki, New writes, paints, and whitebaits in Okarito, Westland.

Hulme has written poems and short stories; The Bone People, originally published by Spiral, a New Zealand feminist collective, is her first has also written Te Zaihau: The Windeater. Pepa Heller (illustrator) has been a professional tattoo artist /5().

Free download or read online The Bone People pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in Februaryand was written by Keri Hulme. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, magical realism story are Joe Gillayley, Kerewin Holmes/5. The Bone People is among the most beautifully written, moving books I've read: I would rank it next to Virginia Woolf's The Waves and Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury; experimental to a point, but like Woolf, still clearly narrative and very poetical.

Keri Hulme's prose skillfully weaves in Maori expressions, and sometimes I found myself so /5(). The Bone People Keri Hulme, Penguin Group USA pp. ISBN Summary Winner, Man Booker Prize Pegasus Award. Integrating both Maori myth and New Zealand reality, The Bone People became the most successful novel in New Zealand publishing history when it appeared in Set on the South Island beaches of New Zealand, a harsh.

The Bone People is a very depressing book indeed I was unable to finish, even in the course of duty. (Angela Huth, Listener, 24 Oct.) Only a few days later, the Mail on Sunday gave Hulme the second-highest "score", and by the eve of the announcement, 31 October, W.

Webb had narrowed the choice to the "antipodean odd couple". About The Bone People. The powerful, visionary, Booker Award–winning novel about the complicated relationships between three outcasts of mixed European and Maori heritage “This book is just amazingly, wondrously great.” —Alice Walker.

The Bone People is a book that, surprisingly and wonderfully, always manages to celebrate life in all of its complexity. In fact, much of it is lyrically beautiful despite the darkness of some of its Bone People is extraordinarily well-written (enough so to garner Hulme a Cited by:   No wonder The Bone People won the Pegasus Prize.

Highly recommended. Rhoda Yerburgh, Adult Degree Program, Vermont Coll., Montpelier Library Journal. An original, overwhelming, near-great work of literature.” —The Washington Post “Unforgettably rich and pungent.” —The New York Times Book Review.

From the Publisher/5(24). The Bone People. by Keri Hulme. Goodreads members who liked this book also liked: Once Were Warriors.

by Alan Duff. avg. rating Ratings. Once Were Warriors is Alan Duff's harrowing vision of his country's indigenous people two hundred years after the English conquest.

In prose that is both raw and compelling, it tells the story. The Bone People by Keri Hulme,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Winner of both a Booker Prize and Pegasus Prize for Literature, The Bone People is a work of unfettered wordplay and mesmerizing emotional complexity Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books Pages:   With Heather’s book, and then with Jacquie’s book, and the bone people, Spiral became a publisher of last resort. I hoped for a long time. About the Book. At once a mystery, a love story, and an ambitious exploration of the zone where Maori and European New Zealand meet, Booker Prize-winning novel The Bone People is a powerful and unsettling tale saturated with violence and Maori spirituality.

Subjects. Man Booker Prize Winner. The Bone People - Chapters Summary & Analysis Keri Hulme This Study Guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Bone People.

The Bone People is a wonderful book, and one it’s definitely a lot more fun to re-read than it was to read for the first time. There’s a lot in .The Bone People: A Novel by Keri The Bone People by Keri Hulme.

You Searched For: Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting.Get this from a library! The bone people.

[Keri Hulme; Jacqui Bishop; Public Library InterLINK.] -- Set on the harsh South Island beaches of New Zealand, bound in Maori myth and entwined with Christian symbols, the novel summons power with words, focusing on three people: one Maori, one European.