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Greene on Capri : a memoir

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"For millennia the cliffs of Capri have sheltered pleasure-seekers and refugees alike, among them the emperors Augustus and Tiberius, Henry James, Rilke, and Lenin, and hosts of artists, eccentrics, and outcasts. Here in the 1960s Graham Greene got to know Shirley Hazzard and her husband, the writer Francis Steegmuller; their friendship lasted until Greene's death in 1991. In Greene on Capri, Hazzard uses their ever-volatile intimacy as a prism through which to illuminate Greene's mercurial character, his work and talk, and the extraordinary literary culture that long thrived on this ravishing island. The author offers a memoir of her longtime friendship with Graham Greene, begun when he vacationed near her home on Capri. " (Goodreads). Sewn binding. Cloth over boards with silver titles. Fine pictorial dust jacket protected with cellophane. Pristine copy

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Author(s):
Shirley Hazzard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0374166757
ISBN-13:
9780374166755
Number of pages:
149
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Title:
Greene on Capri : a memoir

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"For millennia the cliffs of Capri have sheltered pleasure-seekers and refugees alike, among them the emperors Augustus and Tiberius, Henry James, Rilke, and Lenin, and hosts of artists, eccentrics, and outcasts. Here in the 1960s Graham Greene got to know Shirley Hazzard and her husband, the writer Francis Steegmuller; their friendship lasted until Greene's death in 1991. In Greene on Capri, Hazzard uses their ever-volatile intimacy as a prism through which to illuminate Greene's mercurial character, his work and talk, and the extraordinary literary culture that long thrived on this ravishing island. The author offers a memoir of her longtime friendship with Graham Greene, begun when he vacationed near her home on Capri. " (Goodreads). Sewn binding. Cloth over boards with silver titles. Fine pictorial dust jacket protected with cellophane. Pristine copy

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Shirley Hazzard
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0374166757
ISBN-13:
9780374166755
Number of pages:
149
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Title:
Greene on Capri : a memoir

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