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Hibiscus Coast

(2005)
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Emma Paupere has just returned to New Zealand from Shanghai, where her training as a painter has made her a copyist of incredible skill. Now, Siaki, her ambitious and manipulative ex - boyfriend, has recruited her as a forger, shutting Emma away in a borrowed apartment on Prices Warf. In a room housing the owner's prize possession - a lost painting by Gauguin - Emma works day and night copying on eof the most valuable Goldies in the Auckland Museum. Lost in memories of the two men who shaped her life in Shaghai - her Chinese painting teacher, and the charismatic New Zealander with whom she had a passionate affair - Emma finds herself increasingly exposed to danger. And when talent, hubris and greed collide with disastrous consequences, Emma has no coice but to try to flee up the Hibiscus Coast . . .

Genre: Literary Fiction

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December 2012 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Hibiscus Coast
Author(s): Paula Morris
ISBN: 1-4596-4088-8 / 978-1-4596-4088-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hibiscus Coast
Author(s): Paula Morris
ISBN: 0-14-301017-4 / 978-0-14-301017-3 (UK edition)
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March 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Hibiscus Coast
Author(s): Paula Morris
ISBN: 0-14-301976-7 / 978-0-14-301976-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin New Zealand
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