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Name: Maurice Shadbolt  
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Date of Birth: 4th June 1932
Place of Birth: Auckland, New Zealand
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Maurice Francis Richard Shadbolt (4 June 1932—10 October 2004) was a New Zealand writer. His most famous book is probably Season of the Jew (1987), which recounts the story of Te Kooti. His works include:

  • Once on Chunuk Bair (play)
  • Season of the Jew
  • Monday's Warriors
  • House of Strife
  • Dove on the Waters

In total, Shadbolt wrote 11 novels, four collections of short stories, two autobiographies, a war history, and a volume of journalism, as well as plays.

Shadbolt suffered from Alzheimer's disease from April 1997 onwards. He was survived by five children. A cousin, Tim Shadbolt, is Mayor of Invercargill.

This content from Wikipedia is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article Maurice Shadbolt