An Angel At My Table : The Complete Autobiography Paperback / softback
by Janet Frame
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Paperback / softback
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 TimesAfter 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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- Format:Paperback / softback
- Pages:544 pages
- Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date:04/03/2010
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