The Luminaries Reviewed

cattonGet Ralph McAllister’s view on NZ’s Booker winner

By Alan Tristram

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, who today became the youngest recipient of the prestigious Man Booker Prize, has been hailed as one of the most influential writers of her generation.

The 28-year-old’s novel The Luminaries won in London against six other titles for the fiction writing award.

Kapiti Independent’s reviewer Ralph McAllister must have had a premonition when he said recently: ‘For tension,mystery and examination of the enigmas that people face, it is a book like no other I have read.” See his full review on our books page…READ MORE