The Daylight And The Dust

The Daylight And The Dust : Selected Short Stories By Janet Frame

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The Daylight and the Dust- Selected Short Stories is the most comprehensive selection of Janet Frame's stories ever published, taken from the four different collections released during her lifetime and featuring many of her best.

The Daylight and the Dust- Selected Short Stories is the most comprehensive selection of Janet Frame's stories ever published, taken from the four different collections released during her lifetime and featuring many of her best.

Written over four decades, the stories' themes range from childhood to old age to death and beyond. Within the pages of one book, the reader is transported from small-town New Zealand to inner-city London, and from realism to fantasy.

Janet Frame's versatility dazzles, and this volume offers the perfect sample of the many styles of her unique and powerful writing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 199 x 17mm | 244g
  • Vintage (Australia)
  • Milsons Point, Australia
  • 1741666074
  • 9781741666076
  • 1,658,282

About Janet Frame

Janet Frame was born in Dunedin in 1924. She was the author of eleven novels, five collections of stories, a volume of poetry and a children's book. She was a Burns Scholar and a Sargeson Fellow and won the New Zealand Scholarship in Letters and the Hubert Church Award for Prose. She was made a CBE in 1983 for services to literature, awarded an honorary doctorate of literature from Otago University in 1978, and one from Waikato University in 1992. She received New Zealand's highest civil honour in 1990 when she was made a Member of the Order of New Zealand. Janet Frame died in January 2004.
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