Man Who Loved Children

Author: Stead, Christina
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Pub Date: 07/04/2016
Publisher: HEAD OF ZEUS
ISBN: 9781784971489
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Quick overview Australian novelist Christina Stead's 1940 novel about the dysfunctional Pollitt family.
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All the June Saturday afternoon Sam Pollit's children were on the lookout for him as they skated round the dirt sidewalks and seamed old asphalt of R Street and Reservoir Road...

Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own voracious ego, Henny becomes a geyser of rage against her improvident husband. And, caught in the midst of it all, is Louisa, Sam's watchful eleven-year-old daughter.

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