Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  
   

    

  book details  

  preview  

  books by Bernadette Joyce  

   

 

Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce

Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce

star rating  4.7 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews
categories: Book, 1863-1872, New Zealand History, Colonial History, Colonial Women, Maori Romance, Maori History, Women's Rights, Women's Daily Life, Male Dominated Society, Victorian Women, Waikato Wars, Historical Romance




Bernadette Joyce

about this book: As a child the caves situated on the Peninsula Road, fascinated me. I heard stories of Maori prisoners camping in these caves while they built the Anderson's Bay causeway. This was early New Zealand history which I love.The year was 1869. It fuelled my imagination. It came as no surprise that when I decided to write a book, that the story included these caves. As I researched why Maori prisoners were held in Dunedin Prison, I found some interesting facts. The Tarapipipi in my story is named after one of the great Maori chiefs of that time. I wanted to tell his story, along with the how life was for the early settlers in New Zealand who planned to make Dunedin the 'Edinburgh of the South.'

My family arrived on the Larkin in 1849. The ninth ship to bring settler to Dunedin, and some of the first settlers in New Zealand. I grew up listening to wonderful stories about early colonial life in Dunedin. The Early Settlers' Museum provided me pictures and artifacts which helped me write this book.


preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...



Learn more about this book,  Read reviews  or  Add to wish list

Read eBooks using the free Kindle Reading App

▾ reviews voted most helpful on amazon.com ▾


 Read more reviews or Submit your own review 







This book on




Comments





Recommendations








Books:  

  
   







More Reviews

   • Book Review: Catherine de Valois (The Legendary Women of World History Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
   • Book Review: Nothing Left Sacred by Daniel Diehl



  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed


Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma