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And that night I took Grimm's Fairy Tales to bed and began to read, and suddenly
the world of living and the world of reading became linked in a way I had not
noticed before. 'Listen to this,' I said to Myrtle and Dots and Chicks. They listened
I still had little knowledge of classical music, and I had never listened to a long
piece of music — a symphony or concerto. That day, Mr Forrest played a record
of Tchaikovsky's Symphony Pathetique, and among the handful of students, ...
Went up to heaven, I suppose? Why not say, simply, 'she got up'. Never use rose.'
I listened contritely, realising that 'rose' was unforgivable. 'The story is quite good
of its kind,' Mr Sargeson said. I felt a surge of disappointment. I resolved not to ...
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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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