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Scented gardens for the blind

Author: Janet Frame
Publisher: London : Women's Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scented gardens for the blind ostensibly follows the members of the fractured Glace family, suffering from different forms of sensory deprivation - the daughter mute, the mother blind, the father estranged - yet each living in a vivid world of their own making. While the father looks to the past in his obsessions with genealogy and toy soldiers, the modern age hangs over them with the hint of nuclear apocalypse.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frame, Janet.
Scented gardens for the blind.
London : Women's Press, 1982
(OCoLC)1113858583
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Frame
ISBN: 0704338998 9780704338999 0807609854 9780807609859
OCLC Number: 11998317
Notes: Novel by a New Zealander.
First ed. published Christchurch, N.Z. : Pegasus, 1963.
Description: 252 pages : portrait ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Janet Frame.

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Vera is the mother who has willed herself sightless, Erlene, her daughter, has ceased to speak, and Edward, the husband and father, has taken refuge in a distant land. Beyond this is a mind that has  Read more...

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