The Little Hotel: A Novel

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Angus & Robertson, Jan 1, 1973 - Fiction in English - 191 pages
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Starts out as vignettes told from the point of view of a hotel proprietess about her guests and servants but gradually switches to being a story of one of them trying to get her long-term companion ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
49
Section 3
54
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About the author (1973)

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 Her novels were unpublished in Australia until 1965 and she was denied the Britannica-Australia award in 1967 on the grounds that she was no longer considered an Australian.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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