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I had originally read this as a library book. Liked it so much I had to buy it. My favorite author is Tim Winton and Keri Hulme's work is now just behind him. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Island Girl
This was the most haunting book I have ever read. The characters became so real that they returned to my thoughts for months after I had completed reading. Read morePublished on Dec 30 2005
The Bone People, unfortunately, is not very well written. The "poetry" seems to consist of run-on sentences and a somewhat pretentious neo-primtivism. Read morePublished on March 16 2004 by Victor Cresskill
I enjoyed this book. It made me laugh a lot. Our main character is a funny, irreverant gal with deep problems. Read morePublished on March 6 2004
A true piece of artwork. On the edition I have one of the comments from reviewers calles Hulme a poet, I couldn't agree more. Read morePublished on May 10 2002 by Laura
Blech! It's as though Keri Hulme transcribed a hazily remembered dream/nightmare. So much was utterly foreign and the author was no help at all, so concerned with melding prose... Read morePublished on May 7 2002 by Pherenike
Kerein, Joe and Simon are the stars of The Bone People. The Maori tradition and way of life in New Zealand is slowpaced. Read morePublished on Feb. 19 2002
This is the kind of book for one who likes to read.I have read it 4 times over the past 10 years and I get new things out of it each time I read it.Published on Feb. 18 2002
I bought this book while visiting New Zealand on the recommendation of a friend who had never actually read any of Hulme's work. Read morePublished on Nov. 15 2001 by Ellen C. Falkenberry