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Back in the frame, Elizabeth Alley

An Inward Sun: The World of Janet Frame Michael King, contemporary photographs by Reg Graham Penguin Books, $39.95, ISBN 0143018388 So much has already been said. It is an irony that Janet Frame’s life, so often described as that of…
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A frightening, different creativity, Anne French

The Inward Sun: Celebrating the Life and Work of Janet Frame Elizabeth Alley (ed), Daphne Brasell Associates Press, $34.95 Perhaps the worst fate a writer can suffer is to have their life talked about while their work is ignored. If…
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Writers speak more than they know, Jane Hurley

In the Same Room: Conversations with New Zealand Writers Elizabeth Alley and Mark Williams (eds), Auckland University Press, $29.95 Writers on Writing: An Anthology Robert Neale (ed), Oxford University Press, $39.95 In In the Same Room, Vincent O’Sullivan approvingly quotes…
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