Iceland

Author: Dominic Hoey
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  • : June 2017
  • : 233mm X 152mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : 34.99
  • : June 2017
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Description

Office-worker Zlata hopes for a record deal so she can leave Auckland city. She meets Hamish, graffiti artist and part-time drug dealer. Surrounded by a makeshift family of friends and ex-lovers, their dreams of music, art and travel take shape. Iceland lays bare the reality of a generation trying to find their place in a city being reshaped.

Awards

Longlisted for Ockhams Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2018

Author description

Dominic Hoey is a poet, author and musician based in Auckland, New Zealand. Under the Tourettes moniker Dominic has released five critically acclaimed studio albums, two books of poetry and four short films. In a former life, he was an MC battle and slam-poetry champion, and has performed his spoken-word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan and America. He also works as an arts mentor, teaching rangatahi excluded from mainstream education.