We are now accepting books on exchange and credits to shop cards.
We are not buying stock for cash yet. We are operating under Level 2 restrictions.
Please note that we will require you
* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
* sign in and sanitise your hands at entry
* maintain a 2m distance between you and other browsing customers
We are here to help you if you need assistance and are happy to organise a delivery for those who are still staying safe at home. Web orders will be processed and delivered via courier and NZ Post.
Store pick ups can be ordered online or organised by phone and email. We will send you an email when your pick up is ready to be collected.
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Our next book club meeting is on Monday 13 December at 6pm. Check out Facebook or email us to find out more.
Large inscription on front endpage.
When Dawes finally came ashore in New Zealand after wandering across the Pacific in an emigrant ship, he found a country that was both familiar and strange, like a weary dream. Where the inhabitants had eaten of the fruit of the lotus tree which made them forget their former friends, relations and homes and lose all desire of returning to their native country, their only wish being to live in luxurious idleness in Lotus-land.