Story: New Zealand culture overseas

Romantic novels

Romantic novels

Essie Summers's romantic novels sold millions of copies worldwide, in English and in translation. Their exotic New Zealand settings helped sell them to overseas readers, some of whom subsequently came to New Zealand to visit the places she described.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'New Zealand culture overseas - Literature, theatre and film', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/45851/romantic-novels (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 22 Oct 2014