The Settlement

TitleThe Settlement
Year for Search1986
AuthorsHaley, Russell (b. 1934)
Date Published1986
PublisherHodder and Stoughton
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsAustralian author, English author, Male author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Dystopia. New Zealand being taken over by its military. The novel focuses on an old man living in a hospital complex and observing the activities around him; thus, the developing dystopia is largely in the background except for times when it directly affects his life.

Additional Publishers

Part originally published as “The Middle of the Mere.” Landfall, no. 155 (39.3) (September 1985): 269-88.

Holding Institutions

ATL, IU, VUW

Author Note

The author (b. 1934) was born in the England; he moved to Australia in 1961 and to New Zealand in 1966.

Full Text

1986 Haley, Russell (b. 1934). The Settlement. Auckland, New Zealand: Hodder and Stoughton. Part originally published as “The Middle of the Mere.” Landfall, no. 155 (39.3) (September 1985): 269-88. ATL, IU, VUW

Dystopia with New Zealand being taken over by its military. The novel focuses on an old man living in a hospital complex and observing the activities around him; thus, the developing dystopia is largely in the background except for times when it directly affects his life. The author was born in the England; he moved to Australia in 1961 and to New Zealand in 1966.