An Angel at My Table (1993)

An Angel at My Table (1993)

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Janet Frame
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This is the second volume in Janet Frame's autobiography, in which New Zealand's most distinguished living novelist tells of how she left the close-knit family home in Oamaru for teacher training college in Dunedin.

Her college years were a time of intense loneliness that culminated in an attempted suicide and committal to a mental institution. Labelled as a schizophrenic, Janet spent eight harrowing years in psychiatric hospitals until the publication of her prizewinning collection of stories won her a discharge.