Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Not Here, Not Now

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1970

Identifier

Brasch PR9640 D35 N7

Publisher

London: Robert Hale & Company

Abstract

Daniel Marcus Davin (1913-90) grew up in an Irish immigrant family in Southland. He won a scholarship to the University of Otago, where he excelled in Latin and English. After winning the Rhodes Scholarship for 1936, he attended Balliol in Oxford where he gained a first. At the same time, Davin drafted his first novel, Cliffs of Fall (1945). After the end of WWII, Davin was appointed editor of the Clarendon Press in Oxford, where he gained a reputation for being ‘the greatest academic publisher of his time’. Throughout his life, he continued to write. Not Here, Not Now is set at the University of Otago.

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Dan Davin, “Not Here, Not Now,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 14, 2019, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/11413.

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