Once Were Warriors
Alan Duff's ground-breaking first novel is one of the most talked-about books ever published in New Zealand and is now the basis of a major New Zealand film.
This hard hitting story is a frank and uncompromising portrayal of Maori in New Zealand society. It is a raw and powerful story in which everyone is a victim until the strength and vision of one woman transcends brutality and leads the way to a new life.
Alan Duff was born in Rotorua and now lives in Havelock North. He is the author of two novels, Once Were Warriors and One Night Out Stealing and one work of non fiction, Maori, the Crisis and the Challenge.
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Review: Once Were Warriors (Once were warriors trilogy #1)User Review - Linley - Goodreads
It's taken me a long time to pluck up the courage to read this book and I will never watch the film. It is a strong yet simple story of a very disfunctional family. The characters leap off the page ... Read full review
Review: Once Were Warriors (Once were warriors trilogy #1)User Review - Tina Manuel - Goodreads
These are one of those books that the movie is better than the book.I brought the book several years ago at 17-18 years old(now 28) at a second hand book store while I was on holiday, It has taken me ... Read full review