Six by Six
First published in 1989, Six by Six is the the definitive introduction to the classic Aotearoa/New Zealand short story, it encompasses a literary treasure trove of writers. It shows the full range and vitality of Aotearoa/New Zealand fiction published in the twentieth century. These are stories of invention and intrigue, mischief and melancholy, darkness and delight. From a two-page sketch by Patricia Grace to Maurice Duggan’s short novel ‘O’Leary’s Orchard’. From classics like Katherine Mansfield’s ‘The Garden Party’ and Frank Sargeson’s ‘Conversation with My Uncle’ to the contemporary brilliance of Owen Marshall and Janet Frame.
Edited by Bill Manhire.