Starbright and the Dreameater

Kiwi author Joy Cowley gets a glowing review for her latest childrens’ book whose story “could be a mix of the ‘X-files’ and ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’… The plot may be hokey, especially to non-aficionados of sci-fi (such as this reviewer), but Cowley’s imaginative use of language (Starbright makes up her own words when the usual ones won’t do) and lyrical evocations of setting and emotion make this book soar above others of its ilk.”


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Ruined Christchurch Houses Released with Light

Ruined Christchurch Houses Released with Light

“For centuries, crosses and circles have been used to mark houses either visited by disease or targeted for burglary. This act of externalising the interior life of a home is something…