A Good Keen Man

Author(s): Barry Crump

New Zealand Fiction

2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of legendary New Zealander Barry Crump's first, and most-loved novel, A Good Keen Man. Born in Auckland in 1935, Crump worked for many years as a government deer-culler in areas of New Zealand native forest and A Good Keen Man was the result of his collected experiences. This novel became one of the most popular in New Zealand history. Taken together, Crump's novels have sold more than one million copies domestically, equating to one book sold for every four New Zealanders. Crump was awarded an MBE for services to literature in 1994, and died in 1996.


Product Information

Barry Crump is one of New Zealand's best-loved and most successful authors, with more than 30 books to his credit. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature in 19994, and died in 1996.

General Fields

  • : 9781869711702
  • : Hodder Moa
  • : Hodder Moa
  • : 0.68
  • : January 2009
  • : 198 x 129mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Barry Crump
  • : Hardback
  • : 50th Anniversary
  • : Dennis Turner
  • : en
  • : near fine
  • : 224
  • : black & white drawings