Author(s): C. K. Stead
Out of Print. Runner-up for the Montana Book Awards 2000 Deutz Medal for FictionWhat really happened to a soldier in the infamous Maori Battalion, killed in battle for Crete during World War II? Half a century later, two Oxford dons attend the funeral of expatriate New Zealander O'Dwyer, and one reveals that O'Dwyer spent his life haunted by a secret Maori curse. Montana Book Awards 2000 Finalist - Fiction
Runner up for the 2000 Montana Deutz Medal for Fiction
Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book of the Year Award Fiction Category 2000.