The prize-winning, passionate and uncompromising sequel to the blistering classic novel, Once Were Warriors
'She always came the following day for a second visit on this yearly remembering; in fact, Polly Heke came several times a year and had done for the last two, from when she herself hit the same age as Grace'd been when she, uh, when she killed herself.'
The searing power of Alan Duff's masterpiece Once Were Warriors rocked a nation and was acclaimed around the world. What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? is the challenging, poetic sequel, taking up the story of the Heke family six years after Grace's suicide.
It is six years since Jake's daughter Grace hanged herself. Jake's wife, Beth, has left him, his son Nig was killed in a gangland fight - his only consolations are drink and his memories. His daughter Polly is determined to escape the violence that is destroying the Maoris. But can Jake, too, redeem himself?
Please note this copy has light fading on the spine and scuffs on the edges of the covers.
Size: Trade Paperback, 253 pages
Publisher: Random House