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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The return of the weekly portrait: Christina Stead



I am enjoying Cotter's England so much, there is simply nothing else for it. Here is a picture of its author, Christina Stead. More of it and her later ...



3 comments:

  1. I love to see photographs of authors and envisage them penning their manuscripts. I find it exciting that it has gone on through the ages, sometimes in secrecy, and that the desire to write cannot be contained.

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  2. I read The Man Who Loved Children and was very impressed by Stead. Then I read Letty Fox: Her Luck and found it a bit of a chore although Stead's storytelling pulled me along. The one by her I'd really like to read is called I'm Dying Laughing.

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  3. Cotters' England not Cotter's England

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