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by C. K. Stead


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I feel it to be grossly unfair that . Stead is not better known.

It takes pride of place on my top shelf alongside of Jonathan Franzen's The corrections", and pretty much everything by . I feel it to be grossly unfair that . The death of the body" is a wonderfully breazy, easy to read journey. It is humourous and intriguing. It is self deprecating and wry.

Christian Karlson "Karl" Stead ONZ CBE (born 17 October 1932) is a New Zealand writer whose works include novels, poetry, short stories, and literary criticism

Christian Karlson "Karl" Stead ONZ CBE (born 17 October 1932) is a New Zealand writer whose works include novels, poetry, short stories, and literary criticism. One of Karl Stead's novels, Smith's Dream, provided the basis for the film Sleeping Dogs, starring Sam Neill; this became the first New Zealand film released in the United States.

by C. K. Stead (Author). Professor Harry Butler is obsessed with the Mind/Body problem. Unfortunately, this is not the least of his problems. And Harry doesn't know it yet but the Drug Squad have taken up residence in his kitchen so as to observe the movements of his neighbours and their visitors. Among these visitors, photographed by the drug squad, is one of his oldest friends.

Stead and Rudolf Nassauer, on the other hand, are distinctly shifty and slippery. The Death of the Body is an elegant contraption whose mainspring is double-time. One’s first response to such Modernist chic is to find it passé. Still, the strategy makes for a buoyant entertainment (the two strands are joined by a mildly surprising gesture at the end) and the enacted story is interesting and suspenseful enough, its narrative laced with philosophical teases like the mind/body problem. In fact, the climax provides a sort of answer to that conundrum.

Stead (Sister Hollywood, 1990) sets his latest mainly in Auckland-a place of great natural beauty but subject to all the contemporary concerns of the wider world

Stead (Sister Hollywood, 1990) sets his latest mainly in Auckland-a place of great natural beauty but subject to all the contemporary concerns of the wider world. Harry, head of the philosophy department, is dogged by the department's Women's Collective (& nuns in the old days they always come in pairs''). Plus: his wife has found a guru, who now preaches Sufism; the police are using his house to watch a drug-smuggling neighbor; and Harry's mistress, graduate student Louise, wants commitment.

Death of the Body Stead CK Random House 9781846554711 : Professor Harry Butler is obsessed with the . NPR Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children's Fiction Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

Death of the Body Stead CK Random House 9781846554711 : Professor Harry Butler is obsessed with the Mind/Body problem. Описание: When Georges moves into a new apartment block he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy.

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The Death of the Body download epub
Contemporary
Author: C. K. Stead
ISBN: 0002230674
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (August 26, 1986)
Pages: 224 pages