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Robin Hyde

about Robin Hyde


Angel-guarded liar in a pleasant, quiet room: the experiences of writer Robin Hyde in the New Zealand mental health system of the 1930s

Alison Hunt

 Image 4: The Lodge, currently in use as an office building for Unitec Institute of Technology and situated near the corner of Woodward and Carrington Roads, Mount Albert, Auckland. Hyde’s room was on the first floor at the top right of the building as pictured here, partly obscured by the tree. Her room was behind an enclosed sleeping porch and had windows facing north and west.




Last updated 28 February, 2005