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Perceptive short stories and a chill exploration, Sarah Sandley

Swimming to Australia Lloyd Jones, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 1992, $24.95 Arena John Cranna, Minerva, Auckland, 1992, $24.95 Intelligent and insightful, Swimming to Australia is novelist Lloyd Jones’s first collection of short stories. Witty and ironic turns of phrase, constantly…
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Double lives, Sarah Sandley

Double Lives Heather Murray University of Otago Press, Dunedin, 1990, $29.95 Heather Murray wonders why Katherine Mansfield does not allow her fictional characters to lead the kind of ‘modern’, independent and rebellious life that Mansfield herself is supposed to have…
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