King of the Castle: A Biography of William Larnach
The story of one of new Zealand's most well known businessmen and politicians. William Larnoch is perhaps best known for "Larnoch Castle" the home he built on the Otago Penninsula. He also has the tragic distinction of being the only politician in New Zealand history to commit su... read full description below.
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'King of the Castle' is the story of nineteenth century businessman and politician William Larnach, In New Zealand William Larnach is perhaps best remembered for the home he built on the Otago Peninsula, known as Larnach Castle. He also has the tragic distinction of being the only politician to commit suicide in Parliament building. King of the Castle is a fascinating biography of an early New Zealander whose life covers a dynamic period of our history, when a young colony was developing into a nation and speculative business ventures, some successful, and others spectacularly not so, abounded.
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