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Bird murder / Stefanie Lash.

By: Lash, Stefanie, 1983- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Hoopla seriesCrime: Publisher: Eastbourne [New Zealand] : Mākaro Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 65 pages ; 19 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473276492 :.Genre/Form: New Zealand poetry -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ821.3
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Stefanie Lash is a poet and archivist who lives in Wellington. Her poems have appeared in journals including Sport, Takahe and Turbine. An albino huia, a stranger in the attic and a pink-haired woman... Bird Murder is a gothic murder mystery narrating the demise of a ruined banker, set in the not-quite-fictional town of Tusk.

Poems.

"Crime"--Cover.

"An albino huia, a stranger in the attic and a pink-haired woman. Bird Murder is a gothic murder mystery telling of the demise of a ruined banker, set in the not-quite-fictional town of Tusk. At the heart of the story is the sacred bird, the huia: its beauty, curiosity and fluted conversation, and the consequences of its slaughter by early settlers. As evening falls and Mr Cockatrice and his wife prepare for a party, questions surface. Are the gimlet-eyed creatures in the bird room capable of revenge? Is the stranger perching in the attic more than he seems? Or is the temptation of a fine head of cherry'd hair reason enough to murder?"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references.

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