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Christina Stead

Christina Stead (17 July 1902 – 31 March 1983) was an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations. She was born in Rockdale, New South Wales, and died in Sydney.

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Christina Stead - Quotes
... it's nice to pretend to, for a while.' —Christina Stead, The Beauties and Furies They went on playing quietly and waiting for Sam (who had gone back to the bedroom to seek Tommy) and for their turns to ... 'Mrs Strip Tease?' —Christina Stead, The Man Who Loved Children And Nelly turned to her and laughed a horrible laugh ... the bitter pill and facing the lonely road." —Christina Stead, Cotter's England ...
New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards - Categories - Christina Stead Prize For Fiction
... The Christina Stead Prize is awarded for a work of fiction that may be either a novel or a collection of stories ... It is named in honor of Christina Stead, an Australian novelist and short-story writer ...

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