Holly Walker reviews Bill & Shirley


‘“Something every biographer learns is to listen to the silences,” writes Keith Ovenden in Bill & Shirley: a memoir. Various literal and metaphorical silences seem to have characterised Ovenden’s relationship with his parents-in-law Bill Sutch and Shirley Smith, two of the most prominent and influential New Zealanders of the 20th Century and the subjects of this intriguing book.’ — Holly Walker, Kete. 
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