Scented gardens for the blind: a novel

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G. Braziller, 1980 - Fiction - 252 pages
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Recipient of the prestigious Commonwealth Writers Prize in 1989, Janet Frame has long been admired for her startlingly original prose and formidable imagination. A native of New Zealand, she is the author of eleven novels, four collections of stories, a volume of poetry, a children's book, and her heartfelt and courageous autobiography -- all published by George Braziller. This fall, we celebrate our thirty-ninth year of publishing Frame's extraordinary writing.

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User Review  - Corey - Goodreads

Beautiful prose. Read full review

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User Review  - Amsa1959 - LibraryThing

This is the sort of novel you immediately want to read all over again once you come to the end. Poetic, sad, strange and absolutely wonderful. Read full review

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About the author (1980)

Award-winning author Janet Frame was a New Zealand novelist, short-story writer, and poet. Her memoir An Angel at My Table was adapted into a movie by Jane Campion. Frame died in 2004.

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