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With an Introduction by Randall Jarrell. 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 watches in bleak despair, knowing the bitter reality that lies just below his mad visions. A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives, The Man Who Loved Children, is acknowledged as a contemporary classic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312280444
ISBN-10: 0312280440
Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 138mm x 36mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Christina Stead

Christina Stead was the author of over a dozen works of fiction and the recipient of The Patrick White Prize. Her many other works include The Salzburg Tales and Seven Poor Men of Sydney. She was born in Australia in 1902 and died in 1983.

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