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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

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