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Cush, Geoff. Son of France. Vintage NZ 2002.

Cush, Geoff. Son of France
Divergence: 1840 CE
What if: A ship sent by France to claim New Zealand's South Island did not tarry with a visit to the British Resident of the North Island.
Summary: A dark satire set in the 1930s, as a chaffeur wanders French New Zealand searching for a stolen car.
Published: Random House/Vintage NZ 2002 (1869415027).
Original in: English.
Translation: French by Pierre Furlan as Graine de France 2004 (2742752447).