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Plumb (edition 1979)

by Maurice Gee

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Title:Plumb
Authors:Maurice Gee
Info:Oxford University Press (1979), Paperback, 272 pages
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The Trilogy brings together the three novels Plumb, Meg and Sole Survivor to set up a family saga unrivalled by anything in New Zealand literature. In Plumb, Gee introduces us to the intolerant, irascible clergyman George Plumb. It won the New Zealand Fiction Award and the Wattie Book of the Year Award. Meg continues the family story with George Plumb's daughter, articulating her personal battles against a backdrop of family traumas and world wars. Sole Survivor focuses on the career of Duggie Plum, Plumb's grandson, as seen through the eyes of his cousin Raymond Sole, who sharpens the story of his own doomed marriage against that of his relationship to Duggie.
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"As a picture of New Zealand life 70 odd years ago it is totally fascinating. As an examination of a man battling with an over-large conscience it is also totally convincing." -Peter Tinniswood, The Times (London)

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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0140295623, 0143204408

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