The Reversal or, The Stirring of the Taniwha

By Vincent O'Sullivan In Uncategorized

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3rd January, 2004
Susan of Karori was plumpishly attractive, thoughtful, and wore a bone carving before it was a sign one now earned sixty thousand a year, and had attended a compulsory course on the Treaty. She was also just a little bored with life. The children were doing well at school, her husband Simon had joined a club only a notch below the Wellington. Yet she wondered, sometimes, what more life might have to offer, as even Joan of Arc, before her voices, may have wondered amidst the clattering of pots and pans. The trouble with Susan, her sister-in-law Melanie said, was that she took reality ...

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