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A Little Tea, a Little Chat

A Little Tea, a Little Chat( )
Author: Stead, Christina
Introduction by: Malouf, David
Series title:Text Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-925410-15-0
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $12.95
Book Description:

New York, on the cusp of World War II. Robert Grant, a middle-aged businessman, lives life by his own rules. His chief hobbies are moneymaking and seduction; he is always on the hunt for the next woman to beguile and betray. That is, until he meets his match: Barbara, the 'blondine', a woman he cannot best.

A sardonic commentary on sexual relations and war as potent as when it was first published in 1948, A Little Tea, a Little Chatholds up a mirror to the corruption...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Stead, Christina (Author)
Author Christina Stead was born in Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia on July 17, 1902. She left Australia in 1928 and spent time in Europe, England, and the United States before permanently returning in 1974. She wrote fifteen novels and numerous volumes of short stories. She is best known for her novel, The Man Who Loved Children, which was based on her childhood. Her novels were unpublished in Australia until 1965 and she was denied the Britannica-Australia award in 1967 on the grounds that she was no longer considered an Australian. In 1974, she won the Patrick White award. While living in the United States during the 1940s, she worked as a Hollywood scriptwriter and contributed to Madame Curie and They Were Expendable. She died on March 31, 1983.

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