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  • Hachette New Zealand
  • Hachette New Zealand

The Catalogue of the Universe

Margaret Mahy

5 Reviews

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General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

A classic and clever story of love, family and secrets from twice-winner of the Carnegie Medal and author of the bestselling The Changeover, Margaret Mahy.

Angela May and Tycho Potter are an unlikely pair. Angela is passionate, confident and popular, living an eccentric life with her mother at the top of Dry Creek Road. Her best friend Tyke prefers the company of his telescope and philosophy books - anything to escape the chaos of his family.

But when a search for answers uncovers long-buried secrets, these two 18-year-olds will learn that sometimes the tough decisions we make have lifelong consequences.

A moving and lyrical story that explores the truth of adolescence from Carnegie Medal-winning author, Margaret Mahy.

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Praise for The Catalogue of the Universe

  • a brilliant romance - Kirkus Reviews

  • Mahy's writing has a clarity and lyricism that looks effortless - The Guardian on THE TRICKSTERS

  • moments of lyrical intensity when the everyday is transformed - Publishers Weekly

  • the thing I loved the most about The Catalogue of the Universe: its cleverness. The dialogue, the conceit and the characters themselves are extremely smart. - The Book Smugglers

  • Thrilling, funny and mysterious - Booklist

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Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.

'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy

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