A Respectable Girl by Fleur Beale

A Respectable Girl by Fleur Beale

It is 1859 in the raw township of New Plymouth where Hannah Carstairs walks between two worlds. She finds that both her worlds are changing. First there are the disturbing hints about her dead mother’s past. Then, the tensions between the Maori tribes and the settlers boil over into war.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Racism
  • Childbirth