The Necessary Angel

C.K. Stead
AUD $32.99
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A dazzling new novel from the award-winning Karl Stead.

A beautifully written, carefully observed novel that takes you to the heart of contemporary Paris and into a world of books and witty conversation.

With a surprising twist at the end, this book is gripping and hugely satisfying. It's a story of people grappling with love and fidelity; a story about the importance of books; a commentary on living in complex modern-day Europe; and a page-turning mystery.

The Necessary Angel
is a sophisticated novel that shows C.K. Stead writing at the height of his powers.

Author bio:

Karl Stead is a distinguished, award-winning novelist, literary critic, poet, essayist and emeritus professor of English at the University of Auckland. He was the New Zealand Poet Laureate from 2015-2017, has won the Prime Minister's Award for Fiction, and is a Member of the Order of New Zealand, the highest honour possible in New Zealand.

Category: Popular fiction
ISBN: 9781760631529
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A&U New Zealand
Pub Date: October 2017
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - C format
Subject: Popular fiction

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