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Quotation by Christina Stead
It is a fruitful island of the sea-world, a great Ithaca, there parched and stony and here trodden by flocks and curly- headed bulls and heavy with thick-set grain.
Christina Stead (1902–1983), Australian novelist. For Love Alone, preface (written 1944, published Virago, n.d.).
Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.
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