This past Saturday 22nd, Messines Bookshop in Featherston hosted a launch at which author Matthew Wright spoke.
|Matthew Wright signing a copy for Viv Napier, Mayor of South Wairarapa|
Also on the weekend, the New Zealand Listener came out with a major extract from the book. Here's how Matthew's writing about the Passchendaele campaign is billed on the Noted website:
|The new issue of the New Zealand Listener featuring Matthew's work|
Historian Gavin McLean gave the book a very positive review in the Otago Daily Times books section on the weekend - describing it as 'a fine introduction to a war that still shapes our world'.
Matthew had earlier talked about the book with Terry Toner on Radio Southland's book show.
And for information about The New Zealand Experience at Gallipoli and the Western Front, click