Amazing food is not the only thing to come out of New Zealand; it’s a country that is notable for a variety of things. There are many books written by authors from the country so let’s have a look at just a few of these authors.

  • Janet Frame

The late Janet Frame was a very talented lady who wrote a number of short stories, poetry and other pieces of literature that gained many fans over the years. Some of her best sellers included Owls Do Cry, The Edge of the Alphabet and A State of Siege.

  • Paul Haines

If you love everything to do with horror, then you are going to love this guy. He actually won several awards through his years as a dedicated fiction writer and some of his books that you might know him from include Slice of life, Cooking for the Heart and The Last Days of Kali Yuga.

  • Maurice Gee

This man is a great author and largely focusing on the crime genre, he has written a number of novels and also many short stories during his years. His work has definitely been recognised with even a few feature films being made based upon his writing. Some books that you might want to try from Maurice Gee include Under the mountain and In my father’s den.

  • Lynley Dodd

There is a certain magic about children’s books and Lynley Dodd has a number of appealing and popular books that are aimed at kids. She is most well known for her “Hairy Maclary”, which focuses on quirky animals with rhyming names.

  • David Hill

This New Zealand author aims his work towards young adults and he has a great style to his writing, which makes him very popular. Some pieces that you might know from David include See Ya Simon and Right Where it Hurts.