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The man who loved children

Author: Christina Stead; C M Herbert
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for one another. 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, of the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives, The man who loved children is acknowledged as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Downloadable audio books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)37511074
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Stead; C M Herbert
ISBN: 0786150033 9780786150038
OCLC Number: 137293707
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 18:29:40.
Performer(s): Read by C.M. Herbert.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 265817 KB; MP3 file size: 520350 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Christina Stead.

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Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for one another. 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, of the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives, The man who loved children is acknowledged as a contemporary classic. Lillian Hellman called Christina Stead "the best woman writers alive," and Rebecca West wrote that she was "one of the few people really original since the First World War."

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