The Luminaries Review

1a luminaries‘It is a book like no other I have read’ — Ralph McAllister

National Radio and Kapiti Independent reviewer Ralph McAllister has high praise for NZ-author Eleanor Catton’s amazing second novel, The Luminaries.

The book launched sensationally in New Zealand, and became an instant best-seller, after it was short-listed for the Booker prize.

Ralph McAllister says: ‘Catton… is 27 years old.The mind boggles at what she might achieve in the future to equal or surpass what she has done here.’

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