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Mansfield treasures found

August 9, 2012

Recently, the NZ Herald reported that a young United Kingdom student has reportedly uncovered four previously unknown stories by New Zealand literary great Katherine Mansfield.  

Chris Mourant, a 23-year-old PhD student, spotted the new stories while carrying out research at King’s College in London, The Independent reported. The collection had been overlooked despite having a place in the university archives.

Mansfield, who died of tuberculosis in 1923, is one of the world’s best known short story authors and has never been out of print, so this discovery is very exciting news.

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