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The daylight and the dust : selected short stories

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: London : Virago, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Daylight and the Dust' is a comprehensive selection of Janet Frame's short stories. Written over four decades, they come from her classic prize-winning collection 'The Lagoon and Other Stories', right up to 'You Are Now Entering the Human Heart."
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Genre/Form: Short stories
New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
ISBN: 9781844084623 1844084620
OCLC Number: 559842284
Description: xii, 289 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. I. From the Lagoon and other stories. The lagoon ; Keel and Kool ; My cousins who could eat cooked turnips ; Dossy ; Swans ; The day of the sheep ; Child ; Spirit ; My father's best suit ; Miss Gibson and the lumber-room ; A note on the Russian War ; The birds began to sing ; The pictures ; My last story --
pt. II. From Snowman snowman : fables and fantasies. A windy day ; The terrible screaming ; The mythmaker's office ; The pleasures of arithmetic ; The daylight and the dust ; Solutions ; One must give up ; Two sheep --
pt. III. From The reservoir : stories and sketches. The reservoir ; Prizes ; A sense of proportion ; The bull calf ; The teacup ; The advocate ; The chosen image ; The linesman ; How can I get in touch with Persia? ; A relative of the famous ; The triumph of poetry --
pt. IV. From You are now entering the human heart. The bath ; Winter garden ; You are now entering the human heart ; Insulation --
pt. V. Uncollected stories. Lolly-legs (1954) ; Face downwards in the grass (1957) ; A boy's will (1966) ; They never looked back (1974) ; Two widowers (1979).
Responsibility: Janet Frame ; introduced by Michèle Roberts.

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