The Luminaries

by Eleanor Catton

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The Luminaries
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Book Summary

In a coastal New Zealand town during the 1866 gold rush, prostitute Anna Wetherell is arrested on the same day that three men with various connections to her disappear.

Awards and Recognition

Booker Prize (2013)

5 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

19 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List