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The Wish Child: Catherine Chidgey (2017)

The Wish Child: Catherine Chidgey (2017)

The Wish Child – ‘a brilliant, brilliant novel…a masterpiece’ (Radio NZ) – is the long-awaited fourth book of Catherine Chidgey. Set in Nazi Germany and told from the perspective of two children and a mysterious narrator, it earned Chidgey the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Acorn Foundation Fiction prize. Chidgey’s previous novels are In a Fishbone Church, The Transformation, and Golden Deeds, voted book of the year by Time Out magazine (London). In conversation with Jennifer Levasseur.