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Anna Kavan - De Quincey's heir, Kafka's sisterblogPost, 07/12/2009
Anna Kavan (April 10, 1901â1968; born Helen Emily Woods) was a British novelist, short story writer and painter.
Anna Kavan : brilliant like iceblogPost, 29/09/2011
Her descriptions burned so brightly when I first began reading the work of Anna Kavan that I felt a kinship with her almost at once. I have sometimes wandered past her last home in Peel Street, London, in pilgrimage. The novels and memoirs stand on my shelves: I came across Ice first, then Asylum Piece and My Madness, then Let me Alone, Julia and the Bazooka with its 1960s hip bohemianism, and Sleep Has His House.
The Case of Anna Kavanâ by David CallardmagazineArticle, 25/02/1993
During the war Anna Kavan worked for nearly two years at the offices of Horizon. âUnderstandably, Connolly was never comfortable with Kavan,â Michael Sheldon wrote in Friends of Promise, his book about Connolly.
Ice-maiden stung by a spider: 'Change the Name'newspaperArticle, 05/06/1993
ANNA KAVAN wrote quite a few novels, some under her own real name. She is better known in Europe, but if her reputation here is still small it is secure and growing. The nets of mystification she wove about herself have frayed a little, but her intention that her life should not be known frustrates biographers.