Kōrero: Fiction

A good keen man

A good keen man (1960) is the first of over 20 collections of yarns written by Barry Crump. Based on Crump's years as a professional deer culler, the stories describe male lives in the bush in comic fashion. The book was popular, selling 42,000 copies in the first two years. This clip from the television series The good word opens with Crump reading from A good keen man

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Lydia Wevers, 'Fiction - The New Zealand voice, 1930s and 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/41931/a-good-keen-man (accessed 21 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Lydia Wevers, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Aug 2015