Memories and Letters: Nadine and Lina Lewin's Friendship with Christina Stead

@inproceedings{Mendelson2014MemoriesAL,
  title={Memories and Letters: Nadine and Lina Lewin's Friendship with Christina Stead},
  author={Valerie Mendelson},
  year={2014}
}
Christina Stead met my grandmother Lina Lewin by chance at a restaurant in Paris in early 1929. In a letter to my mother Nadine Mendelson following the death of Lina, Christina writes from her home in Elmers Court, Surbiton in January 1970: "Lina was so very kind to Bill and me from the first time of meeting - by accident, as you must have heard from us both, in a little restaurant in Paris: and then there were the years we were in Paris and I came to know Lina's story and to meet you. Dear… CONTINUE READING