The Last Days of the National Costume
A charming and heartwarming novel about illicit love, sewing, blackouts and Belfast.
Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2014.
Anne Kennedy's first novel was an experimental work titled 100 Traditional Smiles (1988). She then went on to write Musica Ficta (1993) and A Boy and His Uncle (1998). Her most recent work was to write the screenplay for The Monkey's Mask, a highly successful film based on Dorothy Porter's verse novel. Anne is also a well known and award winning poet. She lives in Auckland and has also lived in Ireland and Hawaii.