The Collected Stories by William Trevor

The Man Who Loved Children: A Novel by Christina Stead

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With an Introduction by Randall Jarrell. Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own voracious ego, Henny watches in bleak despair, knowing the bitter reality that lies just below his mad visions. A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives,The Man Who Loved Children,is acknowledged as a contemporary classic. Sam and Henny Pollit have too many children, too little money, and too much loathing for each other. As Sam uses the children's adoration to feed his own voracious ego, Henny watches in bleak despair, knowing the bitter reality that lies just below his mad visions. A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives,The Man Who Loved Children,is acknowledged as a contemporary classic. This 2001 Picador Paperback is in Fair condition.

ISBN: 9780312280444 SKU: 1303821 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.