Free Read [Horror Book] º The Frigate Bird - by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell ↠


  • Title: The Frigate Bird
  • Author: Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
  • ISBN: 9780790000466
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Paperback

  • This, Alistair Campbell s first novel, is as rich and compelling as the poetry for which he is well known Set partly in the Cook Islands, partly in a New Zealand psychiatric hospital, and partly within the confines of the narrator s mind, it is about a search for love, sanity and the innocence of childhood Along the way, it introduces some of the most bizarre and colourThis, Alistair Campbell s first novel, is as rich and compelling as the poetry for which he is well known Set partly in the Cook Islands, partly in a New Zealand psychiatric hospital, and partly within the confines of the narrator s mind, it is about a search for love, sanity and the innocence of childhood Along the way, it introduces some of the most bizarre and colourful characters to have appeared in Pacific fiction Big Mouth, the Minotaur, Mr Soo, and the demonic Sidewinder.Alternating between the comic and the sinister, fantasy and madness, Polynesian spirituality and European angst, The Frigate Bird is a powerful work by one of the Pacific s foremost writers description from book jacket
    Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
    Alistair Te Ariki Campbell was one of the leading writers of the South Pacific He published many volumes of poetry, as well as plays, fiction, and an autobiography His writing was heavily influenced by his life experiences and his South Pacific heritage.


    Commentaires:

    Kelly
    The Frigate Bird opens upon our narrator (who is never named, but who shares many biographical details with the author) en route from New Zealand to his mother’s homeland of Penrhyn Island, having been assigned by his editor to write about his childhood there. From the opening paragraph we can tell that all is not right in the narrator’s mind, and within a page he tells us, baldly, “I was going nuts again.” Thus begins a fascinating story of mental illness and cultural disconnect, a stor [...]

    Philippa
    Slightly mad Penrhyn Islander's view of life. Has a certain light fantasy that I recognise as Pacific.

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      Published :2018-09-05T18:50:14+00:00