This compilation brings together all the stories in Brown’s series of Myth New Zealand stories, plus a couple of chapters exclusive to this volume. Books in the Myth New Zealand collection are Some of My Best Mates are Metrosexuals; Whatever Happened to 80 Million Sheep?; The Greatest Place to Bring Up Kids?; Whatever Happened to Our National Dish?
First published in 1889, this was one of the world’s earliest science fiction novels – a futuristic story in which women rise to positions of power and citizens travel freely in aluminium ‘air-cruisers’. Sir Joseph Vogel’s story is remarkable for the accuracy of his predictions for a world in the year 2000.