Monday, August 31, 2009

Elizabeth Knox
VUP - $28

Due Sep-09 ISBN 9780864736055

First published in 1998, The Vintner’s Luck has been published in many editions and languages, won major awards, and sold over 50,000 copies in New Zealand. It won the Deutz Medal for fiction in 1999 and was also longlisted for the Orange Prize that year.
This new edition features cover art from the film written and directed by Niki Caro and starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, which receives its world première with a red carpet screening at the Toronto Film Festival on 12 September, and opens throughout New Zealand on 12 November.
Elizabeth Knox is the author of eight novels, a trilogy of autobiographical novellas, a fantasy duet for young adults, and a collection of essays. She has won numerous literary awards and was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2002. She lives in Wellington with her husband and son.
The Bookman eagerly awaits the movie.................

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