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An Angel at My Table

Englisch · Taschenbuch

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One of the great autobiographies of the twentieth century ... A journey from luminous childhood, through the dark experiences of supposed madness, to the renewal of her life through writing fiction. It is a heroic story, and told with such engaging tone, humorous perspective and imaginative power' Michael Holroyd, Sunday Times After being misdiagnosed with schizophrenia as a young woman, Janet Frame spent several years in psychiatric institutions. She escaped undergoing a lobotomy when it was discovered that she had just won a national literary prize. She then went on to become New Zealand's most acclaimed writer. As she says more than once in this autobiography: 'My writing saved me.' This edition contains all three volumes of Frame's autobiography: To the Is-Land , An Angel at My Table and An Envoy from Mirror City . 'One of the most beautiful and moving books I have ever read . . . A masterpiece . . . Janet's autobiography had an enormous effect on me. She struck a blow right to my heart' Jane Campion

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Autoren Janet Frame
Mitarbeit Jane Campion (Einführung)
Verlag Virago Press Ltd
 
Serien Virago Press
Virago modern classics
VMC
Virago Modern Classics
Themen Sachbuch > Kunst, Literatur > Biographien, Autobiographien
Sachbuch > Philosophie, Religion > Biographien, Autobiographien
Sprache Englisch
Produktform Taschenbuch
Erschienen 04.03.2010
 
EAN 9781844086238
ISBN 978-1-84408-623-8
Seiten 544
Abmessung 130 mm x 196 mm x 36 mm

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