Sarah Lark’s 6th novel takes the reader to New Zealand at the end of the 18th century.
Lizzie and Michael Drury have successfully fulfilled their dream of establishing a large sheep farm and the future is looking rosy….
Until their eldest daughter Matariki is kidnapped by her biological father the Maori Chief Kahu Heke who plans to use Matariki in his plan to win back lost Maori land….
At the same time another immigrant family are looking forward to the return of their son – unaware of what the consequences of his return will be…
Interwoven with the history of New Zealand, the tradition of the Maori, Im Schatten des Kauribaums by Sarah Lark is an intoxicating tale of family life and the conflict between cultures.
Leipzig Liest 2011 @ Grassi Museum Leipzig – Sarah Lark: Im Schatten des Kauribaums
18. March 2011 @ 18:30, GRASSI, Völkerkundemuseum, Johannisplatz 5-11, 04103 Leipzig
More information (in German) at http://www.leipzig-liest.de/
Sarah Lark: Im Schatten des Kauribaums is published by Bastei Lübbe, Cologne