Story: King, Michael

King and Frame

Michael King and Janet Frame, seated beside each other and smiling broadly.

Michael King’s next major project after his Sargeson book was a biography of the writer Janet Frame, produced with the co-operation of its subject. He subsequently produced a shorter illustrated book about Frame, An inward sun (2002). Watch King talk about Frame’s life in the documentary Wrestling with the angel on NZ On Screen.

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips. 'King, Michael', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)