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 is a fictionalised autobiography of a ten-
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 perspective.
This book combines the entire contents of the three short story collections below
which can each be bought separately.
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'.
Fifteen short stories set in Auckland at various times.
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 story writers.'