The Lie That Settles
 



A memoir by Peter Farrell

The Lie That Settles





"A wonderful social history alongside a personal history. A delightful  book" - Radio NZ Nine to Noon Kathryn Ryan


"I just loved the book. I was interested absorbed and often very moved" - Dame Fiona Kidman


" A great read" - APN Newspapers Book of the Week: Linda Hall


" Honesty totally comes through. It is done with a great deal of integrity" -Radio NZ Upbeat: Eva Radich


“A thoroughly engaging and affecting family story” – Graeme Lay NZ


"A captivating story"- Massey University Defining NZ: Maree Hoare


"Intriguing and moving memoir" Auckland Writers Festival 2014



"A deeply humane account. What drives Farrell is the longing to connect. He astutely avoids sentimentality and judgement" - NZ Books: Jane Westaway




Third best seller for independent bookshops in New Zealand for week ended 21 September 2013


Selected for the Auckland Writers Festival programme 17/18 May 2014 http://writersfestival.co.nz