"Christina Stead" was an Australian novelist and short-story writer acclaimed for her satirical wit and penetrating psychological characterisations. She was born in the Sydney suburb of Rockdale, New South Wales, and died at Balmain Hospital, Sydney.

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If all the rich people in the world divided up their money among themselves there wouldn't be enough to go around.

A self-made man is one who believes in luck and sends his son to Oxford.