Books by Maurice Shadbolt

THE MOUNTAIN WHO WANTED TO LIVE IN A HOUSE by Maurice Shadbolt
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2016

"Although the author may be famous in the adult literary world, this story is not a success. (Picture book. 5-7)"
A well-known New Zealand writer for adults offers children a tale about an inanimate object who wants to live like a person. Read full book review >
MONDAY'S WARRIORS by Maurice Shadbolt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1992

"Suffers occasionally—but not fatally—from low blood pressure."
An American deserts Queen Victoria's army to cast his lot with Maoris fighting to keep their rightful share of New Zealand—in another historical novel by the author of Season of the Jew (1987), etc. Wary readers will encounter none of the bogus reverence that is the curse of most American aboriginal epics in this dry, mildly overlong story of the Maoris' hopeless fight to hold off total European settlement and dominance of their island. Read full book review >