Maddigan's Fantasia

TitleMaddigan's Fantasia
Year for Search2005
AuthorsMahy, Margaret (1936-2011)
Date Published2005
PublisherHarperCollins
Place PublishedAuckland, New Zealand
KeywordsAotearoa/New Zealand author, Female author
Annotation

Young adult post-catastrophe quest novel with both eutopian and dystopian elements and much fantasy. The Fantasia is a travelling circus. New Zealand is connected to Australia. Most technology has been lost but Solis, the major city, retains some knowledge and technology and has a solar converter, which is wearing out. The central quest is to find parts for the converter. A second quest is that of children from the future trying to change elements of the past to eliminate a future evil. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. as Maddigan’s Quest. Auckland, New Zealand: HarperCollins, 2006.

Info Notes

Maddigan’s Quest is a TV series written by Mahy.

Holding Institutions

NZ

Author Note

New Zealand female author (1936-2011).

Full Text

2005 Mahy, Margaret (1936-2011). Maddigan’s Fantasia. Auckland, New Zealand: HarperCollins. Rpt. as Maddigan’s Quest. Auckland, New Zealand: HarperCollins, 2006. NZ

Young adult post-catastrophe quest novel with both eutopian and dystopian elements and much fantasy. The Fantasia is a travelling circus. New Zealand is connected to Australia. Most technology has been lost but Solis, the major city, retains some knowledge and technology and has a solar converter, which is wearing out. The central quest is to find parts for the converter. A second quest is that of children from the future trying to change elements of the past to eliminate a future evil. Maddigan’s Quest is a TV series written by Mahy. New Zealand female author.