!!> Reading ➹ Beneath the Kauri Tree ➱ Author Sarah Lark – Snackgo.co.uk

Beneath the Kauri Tree From The Author Of Toward The Sea Of Freedom Comes A Novel Of The Triumphs, Tragedies, And Courage Of Two Women Bravely Changing The Tide Of History As The Nineteenth Century Draws To A Close, The Struggle For Women S Suffrage Has Finally Reached New Zealand But When The Tide Of Change Rolls In, It Threatens To Engulf Two Young Women From Very Different Backgrounds, Who Are Coming Of Age Amid The TumultTorn Between The Two Worlds That Make Up Her Heritage, Matariki Drury Is The Daughter Of A Successful White Businesswoman And A Descendant Of Maori Royalty Scarred By Poverty And Hoping To Make A New Life For Herself In This Strange And Forbidding Land, Violet Paisley Is The Middle Child Of A Poor Welsh Coal Mining FamilyDrawn Together By Their Shared Commitment To Social Change, And Tested By Traumas That Neither Of Them Could Foresee, These Two Independent Minded Women Will Find Themselves Thrust Onto The Front Lines Of The Fight For Equal Rights And Racial Justice To Win Their Place In This World, They Must Learn To Rise Above Their Personal Pain And Choose A Path Of Reconciliation Rather Than Retribution


About the Author: Sarah Lark

Christiane Gohl 1958 in Bochum ist eine deutsche Autorin Gohl ver ffentlicht ihre Romane auch unter den Pseudonymen Ricarda Jordan, Sarah Lark und Elisabeth Rotenberg Neben Kinder und Jugendb chern rund um das Thema Pferde ver ffentlicht Gohl auch Romane f r Erwachsene.Sie studierte P dagogik und arbeitete als Fachjournalistin und Werbetexterin Neben ihrer T tigkeit als Autorin betreibt Gohl eine kleine Pferdezucht in Spanien.



10 thoughts on “Beneath the Kauri Tree

  1. says:

    Audiobook ReviewSarah Lark has done an outstanding job of presenting women s plight and struggle, as well as a vast history of New Zealand.Beneath the Kauri Tree is the story of Matariki Drury, the daughter of Michael and Lizzi She is caught between two worlds, onc


  2. says:

    I enjoyed the book but this one dragged a bit I find it fascinating to read historical novels about New Zealand Here in the US we know so little about it.


  3. says:

    Set in late 19th century New Zealand, this is the second part of a trilogy following theand less intertwined lives of a number of characters from different backgrounds over many years While I haven t read the first book, the story was easy to get into without having all that bac


  4. says:

    More like 3.5 stars Not as good as Toward The Sea of Freedom, but still a page turner The big flaw was believing that not one but TWO of our heroines would fall for the sociopath Colin Coltrane But Lark made up for that with the Heather Lena romance followed by the Heather Chloe romanc


  5. says:

    Brief synopsis from the book cover As the nineteenth century draws to a close, the struggle for women s suffrage has finally reached New Zealand But when the tide of change rolls in, it threatens to engulf two young women from very different backgrounds, who are coming of age amid the tumult.


  6. says:

    Amazing political storyWhat a great history lesson I learned a lot about the much advanced suffrage movement in New Zealand due to this author s creative plot based on fact Also the movement by the Maori peoples to retain their land from greedy government officials and complicit whites Being a white


  7. says:

    I received a copy of this as part of a goodreads giveaway Honestly a 2.5 This book was so boring It was a struggle to get through it This book has been translated from the original German, so that could partly be due to the translator, but even the characters were shallow and unlike able This is one of tho


  8. says:

    I pre ordered this book as I finished up the first book It is a bit frustrating that the author alternates chapters between characters, however, I find Sarah Lark to be an interesting author with good character development I did learn a lot about the early Maori culture, and a bitabout the suffragette movement in


  9. says:

    DisappointedI already know the first book of this series had prostitution and women who were loose with their morals However, I was not able to finished after 3 4th of the book because the author introduced same sex relations among women There was no need to go all into details with that, there should have been a warnin


  10. says:

    This book was epic Long, longer, and longest I was greatly entertained by the first half of the book The characters were engaging and the history of New Zealand provided was very interesting However, the author wanders way off course in the second half of the book by incorporating story lines that were completely unnecessary a


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