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Owls do cry, a novel.

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: New York, G. Braziller, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in provincial, pre-1940 New Zealand, this novel explores the Withers family and in particular Daphne. When one of Daphne's sisters, Francie, dies at the rubbish dump where the children search for treasure, a crisis is provoked which leads Daphne to a mental asylum where she is given shock treatment. Her voice from 'the Dead Room' haunts the novel with its poetic insights.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frame, Janet.
Owls do cry.
New York, G. Braziller, 1960
(OCoLC)557903819
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
OCLC Number: 498045
Description: 210 pages 22 cm

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Set in provincial, pre-1940 New Zealand, this novel explores the Withers family and in particular Daphne. When one of Daphne's sisters, Francie, dies at the rubbish dump where the children search for treasure, a crisis is provoked which leads Daphne to a mental asylum where she is given shock treatment. Her voice from 'the Dead Room' haunts the novel with its poetic insights.

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