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The back of his head / Patrick Evans.

By: Evans, Patrick, 1944- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 374 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776560462; 1776560469.Subject(s): Authors, New Zealand -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Biographers -- Fiction | New Zealand -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century.DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: "Raymond Thomas Lawrence was one of the great literary colossi to bestride the twentieth century. He turned his upbringing in conservative Canterbury and participation in the Algerian War of Independence into a series of novels that dazzled the world, and eventually won him the Nobel Prize for Literature. Seven years after Lawrence's death, however, the four trustees of the literary trust set up to memorialise New Zealand's greatest writer are facing rising costs and dwindling visitor numbers at the Residence, while fending off a self-appointed biographer and confronting the secrets of their own intimate relationships with The Master" --Publisher information.
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"Raymond Thomas Lawrence was one of the great literary colossi to bestride the twentieth century. He turned his upbringing in conservative Canterbury and participation in the Algerian War of Independence into a series of novels that dazzled the world, and eventually won him the Nobel Prize for Literature. Seven years after Lawrence's death, however, the four trustees of the literary trust set up to memorialise New Zealand's greatest writer are facing rising costs and dwindling visitor numbers at the Residence, while fending off a self-appointed biographer and confronting the secrets of their own intimate relationships with The Master"--Publisher information.

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"Raymond Thomas Lawrence was one of the great literary colossi to bestride the twentieth century. He turned his upbringing in conservative Canterbury and participation in the Algerian War of Independence into a series of novels that dazzled the world, and eventually won him the Nobel Prize for Literature. Seven years after Lawrence's death, however, the four trustees of the literary trust set up to memorialise New Zealand's greatest writer are facing rising costs and dwindling visitor numbers at the Residence, while fending off a self-appointed biographer and confronting the secrets of their own intimate relationships with The Master" --Publisher information.

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