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People in Glass Houses
Shirley Hazzard

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Mar 02, 2006
Imprint : Virago Press Ltd
Page Extent : 192
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781844082186
Price : 499

About the book
The 'People in Glass Houses' work for an American-based concern devoted to 'inflicting improvement' the world over.

Amongst them are sloppy but erudite Algie Wyatt, Swoboda, a Slav DP, who finally rebels against a daily inflow of documentation; modest Ashmole-Brown, whose surprise best-seller unseats Sadie Graine, the all-time corridor fixer; Jaspersen, who falls in and out of love with the Organization; and Clelia Kinslake, who meets the most critical non-crisis of her career in Crete.

Shirley Hazzard's eight dazzling stories are linked by a scorching contempt for the Organization.
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Shirley Hazzard has worked in Hong Kong, then New Zealand in the High Commissioner's Office. In 1951 she moved to New York where she worked for the UN. She is the recepient of a Guggenheim Fellowshi...(+)
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