"Daughter Buffalo" is Janet Frame's only book set in the United States--in New York, where she once resided. The theme of human attitudes toward death is depicted through the eyes of the American narrator, Dr. Talbot Edelman. Ms. Frame suggests that rather than face the fact of death, we try to hide from it, to sweep it under the rug.
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Poetic, odd, twisted, reminiscent of Camus, Kafka, all those guys, but more genuine. To me it was refreshing in its originality, but also depressing, and I can access lots of depressing people if I need to. Someone who is bothered and depressed might find comfort in know he/she is not alone, but I am quite selfishly happy, and run the other way. An A for art.