Kōrero: Fiction

David Ballantyne, 1948

David Ballantyne, 1948

David Ballantyne's novels enjoyed little success in his lifetime. In the 2000s they remain generally little known, but Ballantyne's reputation among literary critics is high. His novel Sydney bridge upside down, originally published in 1968, was re-issued in 2010 and dramatised as a play in 2013. This is Ballantyne at his desk in Wellington in 1948.

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Auckland University Press
Reference: Bryan Reid, After the fireworks: a life of David Ballantyne. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2004
Photograph by Jean Ohl

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Lydia Wevers, 'Fiction - New writers after the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41932/david-ballantyne-1948 (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Lydia Wevers, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 19 Aug 2015