A Russian soul

Joanna Wood’s “beautifully written” biography of “short story master” Katherine Mansfield, Katerina: The Russian World of Katherine Mansfield, details the New Zealand-born writer’s lifelong passion for everything Russian: “She liked to wear Russian clothes, used Russian versions of her name, was passionate about Russian music, and her literary love affairs with Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostovesky and Anton Chekhov strongly influenced her writing”. Click here for Damien Wilkins’s excellent NZEDGE hero story on Mansfield.


Tags: Katherine Mansfield  Moscow Times  

Roseanne Liang’s Shadow in the Cloud a Blast

Roseanne Liang’s Shadow in the Cloud a Blast

“Imagine how Ripley of Alien would handle a Nightmare at 20,000 Feet-style gremlin attack. Sound wild? Roseanne Liang’s female empowerment thriller delivers on that premise.” Variety’s Peter Debruge reviews the New…