Monday, May 4, 2020

The bestseller books of New Zealand of this decade

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New Zealand is responsible for creating a lot of great minds. Amongst those minds, there are several authors whose works are appreciated all across the globe.

These authors have created so many masterpieces that have glorified the vast history of domestic and international literature.

New Zealand has a vast number of incredible readers as well. The authors get the confidence to write more. This way, these authors have produced some bestsellers as well.

Here, we will talk about some of the bestsellers of New Zealand in recent years.

Here are some bestseller books of New Zealand:

Mister Pip – Lloyd Jones:
Mister Pip is a masterpiece by Lloyd Jones of New Zealand. The scene is set on the brutal Civil War in Papua New Guinea, where Mister Pip, the main protagonist, tells you the story of how an eleven-year-old Matilda Laimo. And a whole class get mesmerized by their elderly European
School Teacher Tom Watts.

Reading them passages from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
Mister Pip was the bestselling book in New Zealand in 2007. At Montana New Zealand Book awards, it grabbed the Montana medal for fiction and poetry.

Besides, it was amongst the shortlisted books for the man Booker Prize. Furthermore, it won the Commonwealth prize for writing. This tells us how deep effect this 2007 book has had in the minds of the people in New Zealand.

The Vintner’s Luck – Elizabeth Knox:

The Vintner’s Luck explores the relationship between the vintner named Sobran Jodeau and an
angel (Xas) who comes back to visit him on the same night every year.

Vintner’s Luck won the inaugural Tasmania Pacific Region Prize and the 1999 fiction prize at Montana New Zealand
Book Awards for sure. It has also received praise from critics like Michel Larsen of the NZ Herald.

My name was Judas – CK Stead

This was a completely different new take on the world’s best-known story of Judas Iscariot.

In this book, CK Stead considers Judas as an old man who is now looking back at his childhood friendship with Jesus, and the different events that led to the infamous crucifixion of Jesus.

According to the writer of this book, Jesus was not all the world thought he was and how Judas saw him even through his ‘miracles.’

NZ Listener, in this book, has said that in this story, we can see Judas as a poet who knew the sense of power and danger in Jesus’ words. It said this is going to rank amongst the best works of a distinguished author.

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