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McIlvanney wins 2014 Ngaio Marsh Award

Liam McIlvanney has won the 2014 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel for Where the Dead Men Go (Faber).

McIlvanney won the NZ$1000 (A$895) award ahead of fellow shortlisted authors Paul Cleave (Joe Victim, Atria), Alan Duff (Frederick’s Coat, Random House NZ) and Donna Malane (My Brother’s Keeper, HarperCollins NZ).

The Ngaio Marsh Award, named for Christchurch mystery writer and theatre director Dame Ngaio Marsh, is awarded annually for the best crime, mystery or thriller novel written by a New Zealand citizen or resident. The winner was announced at the WORD Christchurch Writers & Readers Festival on 30 August. 



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