Is Anna an SF writer ?
Reality had always been something of an unknown quantity to meblogPost, 06/08/2007
Anna Kavan was the pen-name of Helen Woods (1901-68), a British writer and artist (her self-portrait can be seen here). By all accounts she was a deeply damaged individual: prone to mental illness and a lifelong heroin addict, she attempted suicide several times in the course of her life.
The hallucination of one moment did not fit the reality of the nextblogPost, 06/03/2012
Iâve written before of how sometimes work, life generally, can wreck my reading of a book. A busy period, a week passes without a page turned, and suddenly a great book has become a chore. I donât remember whatâs going on or who the characters are or why the plot involves a chihuaha*. The book becomes staccato and dissolves into incoherence.