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The Transit Of Venus

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The Transit Of Venus by Shirley Hazzard
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Caro, gallant and adventurous, is one of two Australian sisters who have come to post-war England to seek their fortunes. Courted long and hopelessly by young scientist, Ted Tice, she is to find that love brings passion, sorrow, betrayal and finally hope. The milder Grace seeks fulfilment in an apparently happy marriage. But as the decades pass and the characters weave in and out of each other's lives, love, death and two slow-burning secrets wait in ambush for them.

Author Biography

Shirley Hazzard was born in Sydney in 1931. She 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 United Nations. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Academy Award and the O. Henry Short Story Award.
Release date NZ
October 5th, 1995
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Virago Press Ltd
Pages
352
Dimensions
129x198x22
ISBN-13
9781860491818
Product ID
1661063

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