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I puzzled over this until I realised it was not the 'truth'. I knew truthfully that I ran
my fastest in the race. I realised that I didn't win because I didn't have long legs
like Audrey Nimmo or extra power like Madge Robertson, the champion dancer, ...
I hurried back onto the stage, searching the boards until I realised that my medal
was still safe. My humiliation was acute when I realised I may have revealed to
the world how proud I was to have a Dux medal! I knew that in being Dux I had ...
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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