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Win copies of Gulliver's Wife by Lauren Chater

Updated: May 8, 2020

London, 1702. When her husband is lost at sea, Mary Burton Gulliver, midwife and herbalist, is forced to rebuild her life without him. But three years later when Lemuel Gulliver is brought home, fevered and communicating only in riddles, her ordered world is turned upside down.

In a climate of desperate poverty and violence, Mary is caught in a crossfire of suspicion and fear driven by her husband’s outlandish claims, and it is up to her to navigate a passage to safety for herself and her daughter, and the vulnerable women in her care.

When a fellow sailor, a dangerous man with nothing to lose, appears to hold sway over her husband, Mary’s world descends deeper into chaos, and she must set out on her own journey to discover the truth of Gulliver’s travels… and the landscape of her own heart.

NZ Booklovers has five copies to giveaway!

You can also comment on the NZ Booklovers Facebook page, on any of our posts from now until 15 May, which counts as an extra entry!

Competition closes 15 May

Listen to the interview on Radio NZ!


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