What Do I Read Next?
- Once Were Warriors, published in 1990, is Alan Duff's reflections, in fictionalized form, on urbanized Maori people and the problems they have faced. One of the solutions that Duff provides is a return to the traditional Maori culture.
- Hulme's Homeplaces: Three Coasts of the South Island of New Zealand (1989) is a book of essays and photographs that vividly and beautifully capture some of Hulme's favorite places.
- Besides writing fiction, Hulme is a poet. Bait is her 1992 collection of poems, which covers topics of fishing, beaches, chants, and memories of her Maori culture.
- Carson McCullers, a twentieth-century American author, is most famous for her novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940), which is about the residents of a small Southern town. One of the characters in the book is a deaf mute in whom many of the townspeople confide their problems.
- Describing another culture, Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things (1996) is also a Booker Prize winner. The story follows the lives of twins as they grow up in India under the oppression of the caste system and the political system that supports it.