Title: Billie's Kiss
Authors: Knox, Elizabeth
Genre: Fiction: New Zealand
Pages: 319
Year: 2002
Language: English
Description: In 1903, the "Gustav Edda", bound for the island of Kissock and Skilling off the coast of Scotland, suffers a violent explosion. Young Billie Paxton survives after she jumps off the ship, but comes under suspicion of a fellow-passenger, Murdo Hesketh, and Lord Hallowhulme, the colonist owner of the island. NZ Interest.

Comments from Groups:

A challenging read but enjoyed by all. Certainly prompted a really good discussion. Christchurch 185

Most enjoyed it. complex story. Alexandra 003

Extremely varied appreciations of this book.Napier 021

We had to read it twice to pick up the clues. Good discussion. Christchurch 040

Not popular with everyone but a good spirited discussion followed. Gisborne 002

Not a light read. Excellent, stimulating discussion. A plot- driven book. The group felt this book was very complex. Otaki 001

Categories: Fiction - New Zealand, Literary, Historical, Scotland, Blind Foundation book


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