Paul Cleave’s Work

Christchurch New Zealand, where Paul Cleave’s detective novels are set, is reputed to be the “whitest” city in the country. However that maybe, Christchurch does have a multiracial, multicultural community. It is this c community which is never reflected in Cleave’s work. Certainly he sets out to forefront the darker side of the city’s society, but he does so as if using Christchurch as a metaphor for any large metropolis. By doing so, the author,…

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