2020 Ockham NZ Book Awards Fiction Finalist

 

Comeuppance comes from unexpected directions.

 

This entertaining and insightful novel both skewers and celebrates small-town New Zealand.

Pat `Pearly' Gates has achieved a lot in his life and evinces considerable satisfaction in his achievements. He has a reputation as a former Otago rugby player and believes he would have been an All Black but for sporting injuries. He runs a successful real-estate agency in a provincial South Island town, of which he is the second-term mayor. Popular, happily married, well established, he cuts an impressive figure, especially in his own eyes. 

But will his pride and complacency come before a fall?

Pearly Gates by Owen Marshall

$38.00Price
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