The Book of Iris: A Life of Robin Hyde (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This extraordinary biography of Robin Hyde (Iris Wilkinson) has been in the making for 40 years and fills a major gap in New Zealand s literary history. Gloria Rawlinson, a close friend of Iris Wilkinson s, did much of the research and completed a first draft before she died; Derek Challis, Wilkinson s son, has brought it to completion. It is a gripping and profoundly moving story about (as our reader says) a short, tumultuous, incredibly productive, sad and doomed life. It suggests comparison with both Mansfield and Frame. . A dramatic and densely packed narrative, including appalling accounts of hidden pregnancies, experience as a solo mother, dependence on drugs, intimate acquaintance with sexism and poverty, mental breakdown, and an extraordinary trip in China during the Sino-Japanese war. N° de réf. du libraire BZV9781869402679
A propos du livre :
A propos de l'auteur: Derek Challis is Iris Wilkinson's illegitimate son. He is a sailor, scientist, and the author of several books, including A Home in this World. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
Titre : The Book of Iris: A Life of Robin Hyde (...
Éditeur : Auckland University Press, New Zealand
Date d'édition : 2002
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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