Faces in the Water (Heftet)

Serie: VMC 195


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 240
Forlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: VMC
Serienummer: 195
ISBN/EAN: 9781844084616
Omtale: Faces in the Water
I was now an established citizen with little hope of returning across the frontier; I was in the crazy world, separated now by more than locked doors and barred windows from the people who called themselves sane.' When Janet Frame's doctor suggested that she write about her traumatic experiences in mental institutions in order to free herself from them, the result was Faces in the Water, a powerful and poignant novel. Istina Mavet descends through increasingly desolate wards, with the threat of leucotomy ever present. As she observes her fellow patients, long dismissed by hospital staff, with humour and compassion, she reveals her original and questing mind. This riveting novel became an international classic, translated into nine languages, and has also been used as a medical school text.

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