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The Salzburg Tales, Christina Stead

The Salzburg Tales (1934) is a collection of often fantastical tales told to each other by a group of visitors to Salzburg, there for “the August Festival, the great event of Salzburg men”, and with spare time during the seven days of the Festival to wander in the woods and pastures outside the town. 1,188 more words

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Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead

Letty Fox: Her Luck (1946) seems at the beginning as if it is to be an account of the sexual adventures of a young woman in New York in the years leading up to and including the Second World War. 1,731 more words

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More KickstArt razzle-dazzle!

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BILLY SUTER

DURBAN’S Steven Stead and Greg King, and their award-winning KickstArt theatre company, have another three stage treats waiting to fill the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre this year – and first up will be a glossy razzle-dazzler, … 1,034 more words

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Letty Fox: Her Luck, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

The copy of Letty Fox I have is not that pictured above but one from Imprint (A&R) in 1991 with an Introduction by Susan Sheridan which begins: 579 more words

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Cotters' England, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

Cotters’ England (1966) is set in dreary 1950s post-war England, though Stead took so long to write and revise it that by the time it came out – into the England of the Beatles, Carnaby St and so-called ‘swinging London’ – it was slightly out of date. 1,218 more words

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Why I write, Christina Stead

ANZLitLovers Christina Stead Week Nov 14-20 2016

Lisa at ANZ LitLovers has been posting the opening pages of Christina Stead novels. She suggested I put up an excerpt from… 403 more words

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