Daughter buffalo: a novel

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G. Braziller, 1972 - Juvenile Fiction - 212 pages
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User Review  - grheault - LibraryThing

Poetic, odd, twisted, reminiscent of Camus, Kafka, all those guys, but more genuine. To me it was refreshing in its originality, but also depressing, and I can access lots of depressing people if I ... Read full review

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User Review  - BF Moloney - Goodreads

If there was ever an impressionist author it was Janet Frame. Every budding writer should read at least one book of hers. This novel if structured poetically, could have worked as a lyrical and fatal epic poem. If only I could write as half as well as her, I'd be satisfied! Read full review

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Janet Frame is a writer. She was born in Dunedin, New Zealand in 1924. Frame has written eleven novels, five collections of short stories, a volume of poetry, and a children's book. She has received the Commonwealth Literature Prize, the Turnavsky Prize, a Katherine Mansfield Fellowship, a Robert Burns Fellowship, and a Sargeson Fellowship. She was awarded an honorary doctorate in literature from Otago University and is an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and she is a past President of Honour of the New Zealand Society of Authors. Her three autobiographies, To the Island, An Angel at My Table, and The Envoy from Mirror City, were turned into a three-part television series, and then a 1990 motion picture directed by Jane Campion. Frame was awarded the CBE in 1983.

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