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Shortly after that the warden of the College sent for me, and when I wonderingly
arrived for the interview, she began, 'I want to talk to you about your sister Isabel.'
Isabel, she said, was making a guy of herself both by her behaviour and by the ...
There was no one to talk to. As in other mental hospitals, you were locked up, you
did as you were told or else, and that was that. My shame at my toothlessness,
my burning sense of loss and grief, my aloneness, and now, with another sister, ...
The admission ward, Ward Seven (?), is remembered as an oasis with its park
and willow tree and its friendly ward sister, and no one would ever have dreamed
that beyond it stood the buildings known as Park House, where human beings ...
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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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