Scented Gardens for the Blind
Women's Press, 1982 - 11030 - fiction in English - p1030 - New Zealand writers - 1907- - 60030 - texts - 252 pages
"Scented gardens for the blind ostensibly follows the members of the fractured Glace family, suffering from different forms of sensory deprivation - the daughter mute, the mother blind, the father estranged - yet each living in a vivid world of their own making. While the father looks to the past in his obsessions with genealogy and toy soldiers, the modern age hangs over them with the hint of nuclear apocalypse. But all is not what it seems."--Back cover.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LauraJWRyan - LibraryThing
I loved this book. It is poetic, surreal (at times very strange), mesmerizing, and beautifully written. It is a book about the senses, a book about madness, emotions, communication; it is a lush ... Read full review