Prizes: the Best of Janet Frame's Short Stories
The most comprehensive selection of Janet Frame's stories ever published, taken from the four different collections released during her life time and featuring the best stories she wrote. The stories included here were written over four decades, from her first collection THE LAGOON AND OTHER STORIES first published in 1951, right up to stories from YOU ARE NOW ENTERING THE HUMAN HEART published in the 1980s. This new selection also includes five short stories that have not been collected before. ��This is the perfect sampling of this brilliant writer's unique and powerful writing. This collection first published February 2009, Auckland
Janet Frame was born in Dunedin in 1924. She was the author of eleven novels, five collections of stories, a volume of poetry and a children's book. She was a Burns Scholar and a Sargeson Fellow and won the New Zealand Scholarship in Letters and the Hubert Church Award for Prose. She was made a CBE in 1983 for services to literature, awarded an honorary doctorate of literature from Otago University in 1978, and one from Waikato University in 1992. She received New Zealand's highest civil honour in 1990 when she was made a Member of the Order of New Zealand. Janet Frame died in January 2004.