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One of the few exceptions was his tales of 'the time we had the monkey', told with
remembered delight and some longing. When his family left Oamaru, where he
was born, to live in Port Chalmers (where his mother, Grandma Frame, became ...
I wondered, briefly, what if I became like her, a doomed traveller with no feeling of
home? And as I watched and listened I comforted myself by trying to feel superior
as I said to myself, 'Little do they know that I'm recording everything in my ...
the water, and usually let the old dead rest and the discovered dead return to
their depths, while the water, momentarily clouded, cleared and became still. The
one prolonged difficulty in our talks was my panic, scarcely comprehended or ...
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"The years following childhood become welded to their future" By sally tarbox on 8 June 2018 Format: Kindle Edition Second volume of Janet Frame's autobiography, opening where the previous one ended ... Read full review
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I first heard of New Zealand author Janet Frame several years ago when I read that she had been living in a mental hospital and about to be lobotomized, when a doctor recognized her name as the ... Read full review
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