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Eleanor Catton (born 1985) is a New Zealand author best known for her 2007 debut novel, The Rehearsal. The book deals with reactions to an affair between a male teacher and Victoria, a girl at his secondary school, and the more muted response to the death of another pupil. A drama school student, who participates in creating and staging a production based on the affair, develops a relationship with Victoria's younger sister, Isolde. An independent saxophone teacher, through her conversations with girls from the school, including Isolde, and their mothers, discovers elements of the story, casts her quirky eye over them, and adds spice to the tale. The third person narration does not specify the location, not even the country. The story is contemporary. It has a strong focus on relationships and the inner world of characters.

Eleanor Catton was born in Canada while her father, a New Zealand graduate, was completing a doctorate at the University of Western Ontario. She lived in Yorkshire until the age of 13, before her family settled in Canterbury, New Zealand. She attended Burnside High School, studied English at Canterbury University, and completed a Masters in Creative Writing at The Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University of Wellington. She wrote the novel as her Master's Thesis.

She was described in 2009 as "this year's golden girl of fiction"

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Total Books: 33
Birnam Wood
Birnam Wood (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780374110338
ISBN-10: 0374110336
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Birnam Wood A Novel
Birnam Wood a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781250321718
ISBN-10: 1250321719
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Die Anatomie des Erwachens Roman
Die Anatomie Des Erwachens Roman (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442748945
ISBN-10: 3442748941

El ensayo general
El Ensayo General [The Dress Rehearsal - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788415803119
ISBN-10: 8415803117
Genre: Literature & Fiction

La prova
La Prova (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788860441690
ISBN-10: 8860441692

La rptition
La Rptition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782207261460
ISBN-10: 2207261468
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Les luminaires
Les Luminaires [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782283026489
ISBN-10: 2283026482
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Luminaires   Paperback
Luminaires Paperback [Les - French - Broché] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782896941889
ISBN-10: 2896941886
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The Luminaries
The Luminaries (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316074292
ISBN-10: 0316074292
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

O Ensaio
O Ensaio [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9789896164386
ISBN-10: 989616438X

Os Luminares
Os Luminares [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788525057600
ISBN-10: 8525057606

Proba (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788308060490
ISBN-10: 8308060498

The Rehearsal
The Rehearsal (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316074322
ISBN-10: 0316074322
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

The Rehearsal A Novel
The Rehearsal a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316074339
ISBN-10: 0316074330
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.