M. K. Joseph

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Michael Kennedy Joseph (9 July 1914 – 4 October 1981) was a British born New Zealand poet and novelist in several genres ranging from I'll Soldier No More, A Pound of Saffron and A Soldier's Tale to the science fiction works The Hole in the Zero and The Time of Achamoth to a historical novel Kaspar's Journey based on the medieval Children's Crusade. .

Novels by M. K. Joseph[edit]

  • I’ll Soldier No More (1958)
  • A Pound of Saffron (1962)
  • The Hole in the Zero (1967)
  • A Soldier’s Tale (1976)
  • The Time of Achamoth (1977)
  • Kaspar’s Journey (1988)


  • New Zealand Book Council: M. K. Joseph [1]
  • Roger Robinson and Nelson Wattie, The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1998, p. 274.

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