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By Christina Stead

ISBN-10: 1925355721

ISBN-13: 9781925355727

big apple, at the cusp of worldwide conflict II. Robert supply, a middle-aged businessman, lives lifestyles by means of his personal principles. His leader spare time activities are rewarding and seduction; he's continually at the hunt for the subsequent girl to beguile and betray. that's, till he meets his fit: Barbara, the ‘blondine’, a girl he can't top.

A sardonic statement on sexual relatives and conflict as powerful as whilst it used to be first released in 1948, A Little Tea, a bit Chat holds up a replicate to the corruption and cravenness of our late-capitalist moment.

Christina Stead was once born in 1902 in Sydney. Stead’s first books, The Salzburg Tales and Seven bad males of Sydney, have been released in 1934 to optimistic reports in England and the USA. Her fourth paintings, The guy Who enjoyed Children, has been hailed as a ‘masterpiece’ by way of Jonathan Franzen, between others. In overall, Stead wrote nearly twenty novels and short-story collections. Stead again to Australia in 1969 after 40 years overseas for a fellowship on the Australian nationwide college. She resettled completely in Australia in 1974 and was once the 1st recipient of the Patrick White Award that 12 months. Christina Stead died in Sydney in 1983, elderly 80. She is largely thought of to be some of the most influential Australian authors of the 20th century.

‘[Christina Stead] is actually marvellous.’ Saul Bellow

‘A sprawling personality study…Callous, comical, loathsome, and tiresome, furnish additionally, because the David Malouf advent notes, can occasionally stir sympathy because of Stead’s artistry.’ Kirkus reviews, starred overview 

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