An Afffair of the Heart


About the book

In this anthology which marks the centenary of Frank Sargeson's birth writers who knew Sargeson recall his generosity and spirit. The collection is a showcase for many of NZ's finest writers along with a selection of Sargeson's writing at its brilliant best. The Frank Sargeson Trust continues his work in helping New Zealand writers. In 1997 the national law firm Buddle Finlay became the sponsor of the fellowship established in his name to allow a writer to live and work free from the financial hardships that Sargeson had to contend with all his life.

About the editors

Graeme Lay and Stephen Stratford are both full-time writers and editors.


Short story writer, novelist and playwright FrankSargeson (1903-1982) laid the foundation for a truly New Zealand literature and was a mentor for scores of aspiring writers who met and talked at his Takapuna bach.

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