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y separately published work icon Kundu : A Novel single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1956... 1956 Kundu : A Novel
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'In a valley deep in the highlands of New Guinea lives a small colony of Europeans. One of them is Kurt Sonderfield, a doctor with a shady past who will stop at nothing to get what he wants.

N'Daria is a hauntingly beautiful native girl whom Sonderfield has trained in the art of seduction. Kumo is a young sorcerer who has fallen under Sonderfield's sway. Only two dare oppose Sonderfield: the old French missionary Pere Louis, and Gerda, the wife Sonderfield has betrayed.

'As the passions and power plays of the Europeans collide with ancient highland magic, the beat of the kundu drums thunders through the valley, bringing the story to an explosive climax.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Dell ,
      1956 .
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      Extent: 192p.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Panther ,
      1959 .
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      Extent: 186p.
      Reprinted: 1965
      ISBN: 0583113028
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Mayflower Books ,
      1965 .
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      Extent: 186p.
      Reprinted: 1970
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Granada ,
      1965 .
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      Extent: 186p.
      ISBN: 0583113028
    • St Alban's, Hertfordshire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Mayflower Books ,
      1973 .
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      Extent: 187p.
      ISBN: 0583130283
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Ulverscroft ,
      1980 .
      Extent: 305p.
      ISBN: 0708905307
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A West Quartet : The Naked Country; Gallows on the Sand; The Concubine; Kundu Morris West , New York (City) : William Morrow , 1981 Z1407179 1981 selected work novel New York (City) : William Morrow , 1981
    • Toronto, Ontario,
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      Canada,
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      Americas,
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      New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Bantam Books ,
      1984 .
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      Extent: 198p.
      ISBN: 055324261X
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Extent: 202p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760297510, 9781760638344
Language: Spanish

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

New Guinea Novel 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 June vol. 78 no. 4034 1957; (p. 59)

— Review of Kundu : A Novel Morris West , 1956 single work novel
New Guinea Novel 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 June vol. 78 no. 4034 1957; (p. 59)

— Review of Kundu : A Novel Morris West , 1956 single work novel
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