The Luminaries is the second novel by Eleanor Catton, published by Victoria
University Press ... The plot follows Walter Moody, a prospector who travels to the
fledgling West Coast of the South Isla...
Oct 27, 2013 ... Eleanor Catton's hefty, Booker Prize-winning novel, “The Luminaries,” begins
with a young man named Walter Moody arriving in New Zealand ...
The Luminaries is a mystery by Eleanor Catton. The story begins with Walter
Moody's arrival in Hokitika, New Zealand. Twelve men who are having a secret ...
The Luminaries has 43910 ratings and 6094 reviews. ... the first character, Moody
, then lost the plot when the other 14 or so main characters took over the story.
Apr 4, 2014 ... Eleanor Catton's huge neo-Victorian novel The Luminaries is structured ... They
are the sun and the moon, and are the story's pair of lovers, ...
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Oct 16, 2013 ... Like the 19th-century novels it emulates, The Luminaries plays on ... At first it
seems the 12 men are all being framed; the story comes to us ...
Oct 24, 2013 ... Eleanor Catton's “Luminaries,” this year's winner of the Man Booker Prize, ... So: “
Is it worthwhile to spend so much time with a story that in the ...
The luminaries of heaven, the governors of the world, they considered gods. ...
Then the plot thickens for about 300 pages, almost blocking the flow – but the ...
Editorial Reviews. Review. "The Luminaries is a true achievement. Catton has
built a lively ... The Luminaries has a gripping plot that is cleverly unravelled to its
satisfying conclusion, a narrative that from the first page asserts that it is firmly in ...