The Boltons of The Little Boltons
The story of the few months the author and his wife spent working together as servants
for a wealthy old couple in their large home of faded glory in The Little Boltons,
one of London's most desirable addresses.
My Marian Year
My Marian Year is a fictionalised autobiography of a ten-year-old boy growing up
in a Catholic working class family in suburban Auckland in 1954.
The Tapu Garden of Eden
Like 'The Whalerider', with which it has been favourably compared, this is a simple
but compelling story from New Zealand with mystical qualities from a Maori cultural
The Collected Short Stories
This book combines the entire contents of the three short story collections below
which can each be bought separately.$23.50
For Viktor. The story of Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’.
Written in Modest Mussorgsky’s own voice as he guides a young companion around the
picture exhibition which inspired him to write the suite of music he called 'Pictures
at an Exhibition'.
Nana’s Special Day and other stories
Fifteen short stories set in Auckland at various times.
The Dolphin and other stories
Seventeen short stories about New Zealand and New Zealanders.
Each of these forty 'miniature' short stories contains only 500 words and can therefore
be read in just two or three minutes.
'...Bolton clearly marks himself out as one of New Zealand's most readable short
My Marian Year
The Short Stories
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