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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.
Ice by Anna KavanblogPost, 09/11/2011
Ice by Anna Kavan was 70% off, I do not know the writer, but after reading Doris Lessingâs comment, I carted it off with the rest of the titles for purchase. The eerie and strangeness of the story seems an exciting read. I am intrigued how a heroine addict writes one of slipstreamâs most significant novel.