Small Bodies of Water

Powles, Nina Mingya

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Whether it is Wellington Harbour, a swimming pool in Borneo, or the River Thames, various elements of water link these 16 lyrical essays that merge memoir and nature writing. Exploring identity and belonging, NZ-born Nina Mingya Powles offers both a calming and thought-provoking reading experience.

Written with poetic flair, and capturing her wonder in the world around her, this is a unique and dazzling collection.

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Comments from BDS Reviewers

"This book is inviting, warm, comforting, exquisitely written and intimate."

"The only negative was that it was over too soon and I had to return the book!"

"I loved it and couldn't put it down."

"Every sentence is crafted with a poet's gift for the written prose."

"It's so interesting to hear about the demography, culture and anthropological history of South East Asia."

"I would now like to read more of the author's work."



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