Why do we let classics fall into obscurity?

  

Why do we let classics fall into obscurity?

It's mindblowing to think that there are some amazing literary works that we've never heard of because they'd been forgotten or overlooked over time. Christina Stead's Letty Fox: Her Luck is one such treasure, that Apollo—the imprint of independent publisher Head of Zeus—decided to bring back to a new generation of readers.

Letty Fox: Her Luck is a novel like no other. Funny, tangled and complex, it is a book of contradictions. At once romantic and pragmatic, our heroine, Letty, is a single, intelligent, independent woman, determined to relinquish all these things and find a husband. Letty is flippant and yet politicised, romantic yet pragmatic, a sexually voracious being who longs for the security of marriage.

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