The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead

The novel tells the story of a highly dysfunctional family, the Pollits. The story centers on the family's impoverishment, the failure of the father Sam to provide for them, the parents' marital battles, and various accounts of the children's affections and alliances.

The 326th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 49th on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  2. - 83rd on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  3. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  4. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)

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The Man Who Loved Children (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) Hardcover 622130 $12.79 $6.36 1995
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Man Who Loved Children Hardcover 5363058 $19.12 1995
Man Who Loved Children Uk (Flamingo modern classic) Paperback 4050131 $115.14 $1.99 1993
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