Category Archives: Hazzard, Shirley

Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus

Litlove was first out of the gate at the Slaves of Golconda site, and her wonderful post about The Transit of Venus, ‘The Art of Being Difficult,’ goes right to the aspect of the novel that seems to me, also, … Continue reading

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Shirley Hazzard, The Evening of the Holiday

The Evening of the Holiday tells the story of a love affair between the English Sophie and Tancredi, an Italian Sophie meets during a trip to Italy to visit her relatives. Sophie and Tancredi begin their affair on the night … Continue reading

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