Geordie Williamson agrees with Patrick White that Christina Stead´s “Cotter´s England” is the best Australian novel of last 50 years

An undated photo of author Christina Stead, who published Cotter’s England in 1967. Source: News Limited

An undated photo of author Christina Stead, who published Cotter’s England in 1967. Source: News Limited

Geordie Williamson writes with regard to Cotter´s England (1967) by Christina Stead, the Australian author who was born today in history, 17 July, 1902:

1. Christina Stead: Cotter’s England (1967)

“Patrick White once called this novel, set among working-class radicals in England’s industrial North, the best novel by an Australian. It is difficult not to agree.”

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