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The Little Hotel
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The Little Hotel

Christina Stead, Lisa Gorton

A diverse assortment of guests seeks solace at a cosmopolitan Swiss hotel. Stead highlights the changing fortunes of postwar Europe.

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead

Sam and Henny Pollit are a warring husband and wife, he a fully blown narcissist and she spoiled and prone to fits of despair. Christina Stead's masterpiece about family life is acknowledged as a contemporary classic of Australian...

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The Salzburg Tales
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The Salzburg Tales

Christina Stead, Margaret Harris

Contains a series of interlinked stories and fables.

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Cotters' England
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Cotters' England

Christina Stead, Michelle De Kretser

Nellie, Tom and Peggie Cotter want the world to change and the post-World War northern England they find themselves in gives them plenty of reason to act. However, they find that their ideals and working class morality is at odds...

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)
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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

Christina Stead

The second volume of Christina Stead's letters, covering the period 1973 to just before her death in 1983. From just before her return to Australia after a long period of exile, to her death in Sydney in 1983, these letters should...

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)
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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

Christina Stead

The second volume of Christina Stead's letters, covering the period 1973 to just before her death in 1983. From just before her return to Australia after a long period of exile, to her death in Sydney in 1983, these letters should...

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Letty Fox: Her Luck
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Letty Fox: Her Luck

Christina Stead, Carmen Callil

Letty Fox tells her story as a self-styled woman in New York's world of passion, love and sexual bargaining. As a bright, uninhibited daughter of a middle class couple who believes the world is her oyster, Letty Fox tells it all -...

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A Web of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928-1973)
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A Web of Friendship: Selected Letters (1928-1973)

Christina Stead

I am not a born writer, but I must say that when I have actually launched myself I get the profoundest and most passionate satisfaction from writing.'-Christina Stead A Web of Friendship is a.....

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The Puzzleheaded Girl: Text Classics
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The Puzzleheaded Girl: Text Classics

Christina Stead, Fiona Wright

Four interlinked novellas. Honor Lawrence, like many of Stead's vivid characters, highlights women's growing independence through her refusal to conform.

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A Little Tea, a Little Chat: Text Classics
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A Little Tea, a Little Chat: Text Classics

Christina Stead, David Malouf

Robert Grant is a womanizing New York businessman, whose shady dealings unravel when he meets his match in Barbara Kent.

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The Beauties and Furies: Text Classics
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The Beauties and Furies: Text Classics

Christina Stead, Margaret Harris

Set in Paris between the wars. A love triangle, against this backdrop of political upheaval, that highlights women's growing independence.

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead, Randall Jarrell

Sam and Henny Pollit are a warring husband and wife, he a fully blown narcissist and she spoiled and prone to fits of despair. Christina Stead's masterpiece about family life is acknowledged as a contemporary classic of Australian...

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For Love Alone
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For Love Alone

Christina Stead

Set in Sydney and London in the 1930s, 'For Love Alone' is the story of Teresa Hawkins, an intelligent, ardent young woman, and her search for the ideal passion of love.

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House of All Nations
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House of All Nations

Christina Stead

This Christina Stead masterpiece is a novel for our times. Set in the uneasy period between the wars, the story details the high world of finance and the intrigues in a merchant bank that ultimately collapses.

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Seven Poor Men of Sydney
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Seven Poor Men of Sydney

Christina Stead, Delia Falconer

Originally published in 1934, Seven Poor Men of Sydney is Christina Stead's first novel, a brilliant portrayal of a group of men and women living in Sydney in the 1920s amid conditions of poverty and social turmoil. Set against...

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead, C M Hebert

THE MAN WHO LOVED CHILDREN is a magnificent, heartrending novel of American family life, of the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives, set in Baltimore in the 1930s.

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead, C M Hebert

The Man Who Loved Children is Christina Stead's masterpiece about family life. Set in Washington during the 1930s, Sam and Henny Pollit are a warring husband and wife. Their tempestuous marriage, aggravated by too little money,...

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The Man Who Loved Children
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The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead, C M Hebert

The Man Who Loved Children is Christina Stead's masterpiece about family life. Set in Washington during the 1930s, Sam and Henny Pollit are a warring husband and wife. Their tempestuous marriage, aggravated by too little money,...

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