New Book of the Week

Front Cover

Title: “Towards Another Summer” 

Book Overview from Google: “Self-styled writer Grace Cleave has writer’s block, and her anxiety is only augmented by her chronic aversion to leaving her home, to be “among people, even for five or ten minutes.”  And so it is with trepidation that she accepts an invitation to spend a weekend away from London in the north of England.  Once there, she feels more and more like a migatory bird, as the pull of her native New Zealand makes life away from it seem transitory.  Grace longs to find her place in the world, but first she must learn to be comfortable in her own skin, feathers and all.  From the author of the universally acclaimed, An Angel at My Table comes an exquisitely written novel of exile and return, homesickness, and belonging.  Written in 1963 when Janet Frame was living in London, this is the first publication of a novel she considered too personal to be published while she was alive.” 

For more information about this book, see Racertrac.

Stop by the new book section in Waterfield Library to browse this book and other new titles.

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