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Recommended Reading: Jane Campion on Janet Frame

By February 18, 2008No Comments

A little late, but still recom­men­ded, Jane Campion remem­bers Janet Frame and mak­ing An Angel at My Table, in The Guardian:

Each room and even parts of rooms were ded­ic­ated to a dif­fer­ent book in pro­gress. Here and there she had hung cur­tains to divide up the rooms like they do in hos­pit­al wards to give the patients pri­vacy. On the desk where she had last been work­ing was a pair of earmuffs.

I can­’t bear any sound,” she explained. “The double bricks haven’t worked. I think I will have to move.”