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My Katherine Mansfield Project by Kirsty Gunn
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My Katherine Mansfield Project by Kirsty Gunn
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Nov 15, 2016 | ISBN 9781910749043

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My Katherine Mansfield Project is a book to be treasured by anyone who has left home and moved away… [it] is an enchanting – and at times haunting – essay, as well as a moving tribute to Mansfield. The publisher, Notting Hill Editions, specializes in ‘reinvigorating the essay as a literary form’, and Kirsty Gunn’s offering is a triumph of the genre. The book is also a lovely object, stitched with red ribbon, and with a dove-grey cloth cover stamped with striking white-and-red print. Inside, the page numbers are red and chapter titles have red embellishments. It is a tribute to the book as art form; for once, one really can judge a book by its beautifully produced cover.”
—Gerri Kimber, The Times Literary Supplement

“I began reading it and could not put it down until I had finished…It amalgamates memory and fiction and research and journal so sensitively and in such an original way that I came away feeling [Gunn] had escaped all the old hackneyed ways of writing about influence and created something wholly her own…It really lives. All of it.”
—John Carey

“A beautiful and mood-provoking book…the writing went into my consciousness and I felt the loneliness, the sadness, the love and identification with Katherine Mansfield…It was beautiful.”
—Jane Campion

“Kirsty Gunn is a deep thinker; a maverick, an entertainer, and a great writer.”
—Deborah Levy

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