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Out of It By Michael O'Leary
eBook (ePub): $6.91
Michael O’Leary’s Out of It was first published in 1987. Since then it has become a New Zealand cult classic and is possibly the only New Zealand literary cricket novel published here. ... More > The novel conjures a surreal cricket game between New Zealand and an invitation Out of It XI at Eden Park, Auckland, in dadaist and modernist prose in the Irish-Maori tradition. This new 25th anniversary collector’s edition, edited by cricket poetry anthologist and poet Mark Pirie, adds amendments to the first edition along with appendices, including a full scorecard of the Out of It innings, notes, an interview with the author and a bibliography of New Zealand cricket fiction and poetry. 25 years on, Out of It, as Pirie writes in the foreword, ‘remains a highly imaginative, original and colourful read.’ ‘If there has ever been a stranger book on cricket, I’ve yet to see it...not unlike one of the earliest Dadaist offerings...If you find a copy you will have something unique...’ - Journal of the Cricket Society< Less
Out of It By Michael O'Leary
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Michael O’Leary’s Out of It was first published in 1987. Since then it has become a New Zealand cult classic and is possibly the only New Zealand literary cricket novel published here.... More > The novel conjures a surreal cricket game between New Zealand and an invitation Out of It XI at Eden Park, Auckland, in dadaist and modernist prose in the Irish-Maori tradition. This 25th anniversary collector’s edition, edited by cricket poetry anthologist and poet Mark Pirie, adds amendments to the first edition along with appendices, including a full scorecard of the Out of It innings, notes, an interview with the author and a bibliography of New Zealand cricket fiction and poetry. 25 years on, Out of It, as Pirie writes in the foreword, ‘remains a highly imaginative, original and colourful read.’ ‘If there has ever been a stranger book on cricket, I’ve yet to see it...not unlike one of the earliest Dadaist offerings...If you find a copy you will have something unique in your collection...’ - Journal of the Cricket Society< Less
Out of It By Michael O'Leary
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Michael O’Leary’s Out of It was first published in 1987. Since then it has become a New Zealand cult classic and is possibly the only New Zealand literary cricket novel published here.... More > The novel conjures a surreal cricket game between New Zealand and an invitation Out of It XI at Eden Park, Auckland, in dadaist and modernist prose in the Irish-Maori tradition. This 25th anniversary collector’s edition, edited by cricket poetry anthologist and poet Mark Pirie, adds amendments to the first edition along with appendices, including a full scorecard of the Out of It innings, notes, an interview with the author and a bibliography of New Zealand cricket fiction and poetry. 25 years on, Out of It, as Pirie writes in the foreword, ‘remains a highly imaginative, original and colourful read.’ ‘If there has ever been a stranger book on cricket, I’ve yet to see it...not unlike one of the earliest Dadaist offerings...If you find a copy you will have something unique in your collection...’ - Journal of the Cricket Society< Less
Collected Poems 1981-2016 By Michael O'Leary
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Collected Poems 1981-2016 is a thirty-five year retrospective from an important Irish-Māori influenced writer. It offers the most complete view so far of O’Leary’s remarkable... More > literary achievement and offers a body of original and significant work that continues to grow in stature and regard in Aotearoa-New Zealand and world literature. “Irishness, Māoritanga, proudly held working-class values, rock ‘n’ roll, buses, trains, ferries, Baudelaire – you’ll find them all in this book…There’s an inextinguishable joyousness at the heart of [O’Leary’s] work that makes reading him an upbeat and uplifting experience.” – Iain Sharp, from the Introduction< Less
Collected Poems 1981-2016 By Michael O'Leary
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Collected Poems 1981-2016 is a thirty-five year retrospective from an important Irish-Māori influenced writer. It offers the most complete view so far of O’Leary’s remarkable... More > literary achievement and offers a body of original and significant work that continues to grow in stature and regard in Aotearoa-New Zealand and world literature. “Irishness, Māoritanga, proudly held working-class values, rock ‘n’ roll, buses, trains, ferries, Baudelaire – you’ll find them all in this book…There’s an inextinguishable joyousness at the heart of [O’Leary’s] work that makes reading him an upbeat and uplifting experience.” – Iain Sharp, from the Introduction< Less
Collected Poems 1981-2016 By Michael O'Leary
eBook (ePub): $9.77
Collected Poems 1981-2016 is a thirty-five year retrospective from an important Irish-Māori influenced writer. It offers the most complete view so far of O’Leary’s remarkable... More > literary achievement and offers a body of original and significant work that continues to grow in stature and regard in Aotearoa-New Zealand and world literature. “Irishness, Māoritanga, proudly held working-class values, rock ‘n’ roll, buses, trains, ferries, Baudelaire – you’ll find them all in this book…There’s an inextinguishable joyousness at the heart of [O’Leary’s] work that makes reading him an upbeat and uplifting experience.” – Iain Sharp, from the Introduction< Less
Main Trunk Lines: Collected Railway Poems By Michael O'Leary
eBook (ePub): $6.76
Michael O’Leary’s new book is the first to collect his entire oeuvre of New Zealand railway poems. Spanning over 30 years of his writing, it runs the length of the railway in Aotearoa and... More > depicts many of the country’s railway stations and towns. The central poem of the book is O’Leary’s sequence Station to Station, a cognac dedicated to the rock artist David Bowie. Mark Pirie writes in the foreword: “Michael’s poems take the reader on their own rail journey, stopping from station to station and recording the life and times of the people and places around them. But the train can also be a metaphor for life, the great journey we are all part of which encompasses both love and death. There’s no stopping for long with Michael, as the next train arrives and the next journey awaits.”< Less
Main Trunk Lines: Collected Railway Poems By Michael O'Leary
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Michael O’Leary’s new book is the first to collect his entire oeuvre of New Zealand railway poems. Spanning over 30 years of his writing, it runs the length of the railway in Aotearoa and... More > depicts many of the country’s railway stations and towns. The central poem of the book is O’Leary’s sequence Station to Station, a cognac dedicated to the rock artist David Bowie. Mark Pirie writes in the foreword: “Michael’s poems take the reader on their own rail journey, stopping from station to station and recording the life and times of the people and places around them. But the train can also be a metaphor for life, the great journey we are all part of which encompasses both love and death. There’s no stopping for long with Michael, as the next train arrives and the next journey awaits.”< Less
Main Trunk Lines: Collected Railway Poems By Michael O'Leary
Paperback: $12.69
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Michael O’Leary’s new book is the first to collect his entire oeuvre of New Zealand railway poems. Spanning over 30 years of his writing, it runs the length of the railway in Aotearoa and... More > depicts many of the country’s railway stations and towns. The central poem of the book is O’Leary’s sequence Station to Station, a cognac dedicated to the rock artist David Bowie. Mark Pirie writes in the foreword: “Michael’s poems take the reader on their own rail journey, stopping from station to station and recording the life and times of the people and places around them. But the train can also be a metaphor for life, the great journey we are all part of which encompasses both love and death. There’s no stopping for long with Michael, as the next train arrives and the next journey awaits.”< Less
Toku Tinihanga: Selected Poems 1982-2002 By Michael O'Leary
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Toku Tinihanga is the selected poems of Michael O’Leary, a well-known poet, performer and publisher. Spanning twenty years, the book ‘presents the most ready approach to a powerful writer... More > who never falls into mediocrity and consistently shows a strain of genius’ (F. W. N. Wright). “…an array of poems – from the mild to the mannerless, the bearded to the cleanshaven. O’Leary is concerned with locating these poles – the Auckland and the Dunedin of it, the before and after. His position as elder statesmen of Pacific Youf culture and man-of-letters is developing.” – Francis Lippold< Less