Leiter, Robert
May 1975
New Republic;5/31/75, Vol. 172 Issue 22, p21
Presents information related to novels written by fiction writer Janet Frames. Introduction of the basic theme adopted by Frames in her novel "Owls Do Cry"; Presence of simplicity in her novels; Weaknesses of her novels; Conflict between real and imagination in the novels of Frames; Information about Frame's second novel "Faces in the Water"; Report that Frame is a complex, challenging artist.


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