"Faces in the Water" by Janet Frame (Through her own personal experience, Janet writes about the horrors of Electric Shock treatment and what life is like in a mental institution in the & written as a novel.
Janet Frame: Complete Autobiography. This single volume contains all three sections - To the Is-land, An Angel at My Table and The Envoy from Mirror City. The trilogy moves from a childhood and adolescence spent in a poor but intellectually intense family, through life as a student and years of incarceration in mental hospitals, to entry into the saving world of writers and the 'Mirror City' that sustains them. Read and enjoy!
This Week in Fiction: Pamela Gordon on Janet Frame
With a heartfelt introduction from Jane Campion. Janet Frame brings the skill of an extraordinary novelist and poet to these vivid and haunting recollections. Gathered here in a single edition are the three parts of Janet Frame's autobiography.