Juno of Taris

TitleJuno of Taris
Year for Search2008
AuthorsBeale, Fleur (b. 1945)
Date Published2008
PublisherRandom House New Zealand
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Female author
Annotation

Young adult dystopia. Taris is an experiment in survival in which an island has been domed and provided with flora and fauna and 500 people when much of the world is destroyed in conflicts. Over time it has developed an authoritarian and conformist ethos. The novel is about a girl who does not fit and who is interested in what has happened Outside. Much of the novel is concerned with growing internal struggles and ends with contact with the Outside being reestablished. See also 2010 and 2011 Beale.

Holding Institutions

ATL, PSt

Author Note

New Zealand female author (b. 1945).

Full Text

2008 Beale, Fleur (b. 1945). Juno of Taris. Auckland, New Zealand: Random House New Zealand. ATL, PSt

Young adult dystopia. Taris is an experiment in survival in which an island has been domed and provided with flora and fauna and five hundred people when much of the world is destroyed in conflicts. Over time it has developed an authoritarian and conformist ethos. The novel is about a girl who does not fit in and who is interested in what has happened Outside. Much of the novel is concerned with growing internal struggles and ends with contact with the Outside being reestablished. See also 2010 and 2011 Beale. New Zealand female author.