Towards Another Summer

Towards Another Summer

by Janet Frame

Hardback Publication Date: 01/04/2009

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"Self-styled" writer Grace Cleave has writer's block, and her anxiety is only augmented by her chronic aversion to leaving her home, to be "among people, even for five or ten minutes." And so it is with trepidation that she accepts an invitation to spend a weekend away from London in the north of England. Once there, she feels more and more like a migratory bird, as the pull of her native New Zealand makes life away from it seem transitory. Grace longs to find her place in the world, but first she must learn to be comfortable in her own skin, feathers and all.

From the author of the universally acclaimed An Angel at My Table comes an exquisitely written novel of exile and return, homesickness and belonging. Written in 1963 when Janet Frame was living in London, this is the first publication of a novel she considered too personal to be published while she was alive.
ISBN:
9781582434766
9781582434766
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-04-2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
Counterpoint
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
208
Dimensions (mm):
229x153x25mm
Weight:
0.47kg

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