Tapu

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Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996 - Historical fiction - 339 pages
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A novel set between 1790 and 1825 which provides an account of the meeting of the first English settlers in New Zealand with the Maori. The story is told by its principal characters, who are all caught together and held by the conflict of ideas and cultures.

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About the author (1996)

Judy Corbalis is a novelist and short-story writer from New Zealand. She graduated from the University of East Anglia in 1991. Her title's include Flying Pig to the Rescue, Put a Sock in It, Percy, Tapu and Mortmain. In 2015 her title, A Crooked Rib, made the New Zealand Best Seller List.

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