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Faces In The Water
Janet Frame

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Mar 05, 2009
Imprint : Virago
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844084616
Price : 699

About the book

I was now an established citizen with little hope of returning across the frontier; I was in the crazy world, separated now by more than locked doors and barred windows from the people who called themselves sane.'



When Janet Frame's doctor suggested that she write about her traumatic experiences in mental institutions in order to free herself from them, the result was Faces in the Water, a powerful and poignant novel.



Istina Mavet descends through increasingly desolate wards, with the threat of leucotomy ever present. As she observes her fellow patients, long dismissed by hospital staff, with humour and compassion, she reveals her original and questing mind. This riveting novel became an international classic, translated into nine languages, and has also been used as a medical school text.husbands that cheat my boyfriend cheated on me with a guy


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Lyrical, touching and deeply entertaining>
What an extraordinary woman she is, overcoming such obstacles, and making fresh and good use of them in her work>
One of the most impressive accounts of madness to be found in literature ... A masterpiece>
     
Janet Frame
Janet Frame (1924-2004) is New Zealand's most famous writer. She was a novelist, poet, essayist and short-story writer. Her autobiography inspired Jane Campion's acclaimed film, 'An Angel at My Table'...(+)
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