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Lloyd Jones lives in Wellington, New Zealand. He travelled to Papua New Guinea at the outset of the blockade and visited the island twice ten years later; once, to visit the New Zealand Peacekeeping mission, the second time to stay with Sam Kauona, the military leader of the Bougainville Revolutionary Army.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Lloyd Jones

A History of Silence A Family Memoir by Lloyd Jones
A History of Silence A Family Memoir
Lloyd Jones
Following the devastating New Zealand earthquakes where buildings were torn apart, private lives on show as walls collapse, the earthquake revealing what’s underneath, the land breaking through its concrete cover. And family secrets break through their cover and reveal themselves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2014
A History of Silence by Lloyd Jones
A History of Silence
Lloyd Jones
For Lloyd Jones, the 2011 New Zealand earthquake acted as a catalyst, in a fractured landscape he picks apart the fractured relationships and hidden stories that reveal the truth about his family history. Like for Like Reading In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2014
Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones
Hand Me Down World
Lloyd Jones
From the Author of Mr Pip, shortlisted for the Man Booker, is an original and extraordinary novel that makes readers think and question. A moving and inspiring tale of a mother crossing continents searching for her child, meeting people...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2011
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
Mister Pip
Lloyd Jones
February 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. On My Bookshelf by Tamsin Greig... Matilda, a young girl in Papua New Guinea during the civil war in the 1990s is taught in a semi-destroyed school by the only white man on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2008
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
Mister Pip
Lloyd Jones
Set on a small South Pacific island with war looming a teacher brings Dickens to life for a group of children who should be enjoying their paradise surroundings instead of contemplating the impending war moving towards them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2007

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