The Denniston Rose (#1)

Author(s): Jenny Pattrick

New Zealand Fiction

The bleak coal-mining of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above the West Coast, is a place that makes or breaks those who live there. Into this chaotic community come five-year-old Rose and her mother. Set in the 1880s, this is story of a spirited child who remains a survivor. First published 2003. This has been a best-selling book since publication. The sequel is Heart of Coal


Product Information

Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2004.

Jenny Pattrick is a best-selling author and is also known as a jeweller. She has been President of the Crafts Council of New Zealand, chaired the Boards of Creative New Zealand, the New Zealand Drama School and the NZ School of Dance, and for the last four International Festivals in Wellington has chaired the Writers and Readers Festival Committee. She has had short stories and two dramatised series broadcast on National Radio, as well as writing the bestselling THE DENNISTON ROSE, THE HEART OF COAL, CATCHING THE CURRENT.

General Fields

  • : 9781869415617
  • : Random House New Zealand
  • : Black Swan Nz
  • : 0.339
  • : March 2003
  • : 198x129mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jenny Pattrick
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 368
  • : Illustrations