Katherine Mansfield's Short StoriesBook - 2008
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Katherine Mansfield was born as Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp on the 14th of October 1888, into a prominent family in Wellington. Her father, Harold Beauchamp, became the chairman of the Bank of New Zealand (then, curiously enough, owned by New Zealanders). He had been born in Australia, but moved to New Zealand with his family when he was three years old. At the age of 65, he was made a… (more)
Bookshops I have loved, lost, and looted : a confession. Write a love letter to your favourite bookshop Dear Diary. I can't send this to a Bookshop; I'm cheating on all of them! I have no control over myself. Wherever I go, I have to see the local bookshop. Where did it all start? My first love was the Scholastic Book Club. Remember Lucky Books? Making my choices carefully from the brochur… (more)
From Library Staff
ChristchurchLib Nov 06, 2016
This beautiful, insightful collection of short stories by one of New Zealand's finest writers, remains a must read classic for all lovers of literary short stories. Mansfield's exquisite writing speaks for itself as to why she remains loved both in New Zealand and internationally.