Why WHALE RIDER is Just as Relevant as Ever

The story of WHALE RIDER does a beautiful job of highlighting how we can exceed any doubts and restrictions placed upon us. Despite the story deriving from the Maori legend of Paikea the whale rider, and features a young brown girl from a remote community in the North Island of New Zealand, both the novel and the film have appealed to readers and viewers alike all over the world.

My Novel is My Protest

Despite my original intention of writing AN ABSOLUTE MIND as an interesting story where the past is reflected in a variety of ways, the book is now also my protest against the pride and egos of the demagogues.