The Book of Iris

The Book of Iris

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This biography of Robin Hyde (Iris Wilkinson) contains accounts of her hidden pregnancies, experience as a lone parent, dependence on drugs, intimate aquaintance with sexism and poverty, mental breakdown, and an extraordinary trip in China during the Sino-Japanese War.Travel articles submitted to the New Zealand Railways Magazine in 1934 now began to appear in print under the general title a#39;On the Road to Anywherea#39;. For this series Iris wrote twenty substantial articles in the period from April 1935 to September 1937, covering much of New Zealand. The articles include some richly descriptive writing leavened with pertinent historical snippets, and experiencesanbsp;...

Title:The Book of Iris
Author:Derek Challis, Gloria Rawlinson
Publisher:Auckland University Press - 2002


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