There are various genres of books. There are poetry books, fantasy, romance, Thriller, Fiction, and more. However, the people in New Zealand seem to love the fictions most. New Zealand has produced some great fiction writers over the years. They have got some great stories that New Zealand people loved the most. In this article, we are going to talk about some such fiction books that topped the bestsellers list on many occasions. Check them out below.
The Luminaries: The Luminaries is a 2013 science fiction written by Eleanor Catton. This was only the second novel by Eleanor Catton and became one of the best science fiction novel New Zealand has ever produced. The scene of the novel sets at the South Island of the country. The timespan was in 1866. This novel follows a prospector, namely Walter Moody, who was traveling through the West Coast Settlement of the Hokitika and was trying to make his fortune in the goldfields nearby. Walter, in his journey, stumbles with a tense meeting between twelve local men that draws him into a complex mystery covering up with a series of unsolved crimes.
Mister Pip: Mister Pip is an award-winning sci-fi by infamous New Zealand author, Lloyd David Jones. This famous sci-fi novel got its name on the main protagonist of the story, and the story got shaped with the plot of Great Expectations, a novel by Charles Dickens. Jones had to write 11 versions of the novel originally sets on the backdrop of civil war on Bougainville Island in the early 1990s. This book is one of the all-time best science fiction books available in the market. Lloyd Jones won several awards and was shortlisted for many for this one creative piece by him.
The Bone People: The Bone People was written by the Keri Hulme of New Zealand and was the winner of the Booker-Prize winner in 1984. The Bone People is parallel with the Maori People who use bones in their tools and art. The skeleton of someone. With this book, writer Keri Hulme stripped to the bones. In the Maori language, “iwi” mean bones. This way, “E nga o nga iwi” in the book means “O the bones of the people” where the bones stand for ancestors. However, this also stands for “O the people of the bone,” which means the beginning of the people.
So, these were some of the best sci-fi novels of New Zealand. Opt for them with NzCoupons.co.nz so that can get you some discount on buying these books.