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This is an auction for VILLA VITTORIA by C K Stead.

"An American professor working in London and a young woman magazine photographer meet at an academic conference. From then on, from the Italian Riviera, to London, to a lonely farmhouse in the north of France, the pace of C K Stead's new novel is a surprise.
What is the secret hidden in the forbidden photograph of the reclusive widow of the famous poet and sympathiser to the Fascist cause? Why should this be related to the collapse of a major Italian bank? Whose lives are at risk, precisely – and from what unknown enemies?
Set entirely overseas, this fine novel from C K Stead is part intellectual thriller, part love story, almost unbearably gripping as it unfolds."

About the Author: C.K. Stead was Professor of English at the University of Auckland until 1986. In addition to many prizes and short-listings for major awards, he was awarded the CBE for services to New Zealand literature in 1984. He has published ten volumes of poetry, two volumes of stories and several works of criticism, and edited the Penguin Modern Classics Letters and the Journals of Katherine Mansfield.

Penguin paperback 1997.

210 pages.

Very good condtion.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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