The Last Days of the National Costume

Author(s): Anne Kennedy

NZ Fiction

Narrated by one of the funniest, wisest literary observers of all time this is a brilliant, charming and heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast.


Product Information

A charming and heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast.

Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2014.

Anne Kennedy's first novel was an experimental work titled 100 Traditional Smiles (1988). She then went on to write Musica Ficta (1993) and A Boy and His Uncle (1998). Her most recent work was to write the screenplay for The Monkey's Mask, a highly successful film based on Dorothy Porter's verse novel. Anne is also a well known and award winning poet. She lives in Auckland and has also lived in Ireland and Hawaii.

General Fields

  • : 9781743313862
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : June 2013
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Main
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : Very Good
  • : 400
  • : Anne Kennedy