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Fiction Janet Frame

A mixture of mother and kindly aunt, she invited the confidence of children throughout most of the South Island, and even from farther north in the foreign places beyond Cook Strait.

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No. 07

No. 07


​Janet Frame was a novelist, short-story writer, poet, and memoirist from New Zealand. She published more than twenty books and her three-volume autobiography was adapted by Jane Campion into the film An Angel at My Table. 


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