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  • n  a short novel

  • Directed By: Alexander Mackendrick Screenplay: Ernest Lehman (novelette); Clifford Odets, Ernest Lehman Cast: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison.
  • Last month the work of one of them, a 2O-year-old novelette called Kappa, was first published in English translation.
  • The novelette, which was originally called "Tell Me About It Tomorrow," runs 60 pages as reprinted in a recent collection of Lehman's short fiction.
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  • Angela Carter in
    I wanted a lush fin-de-siècle décor for the story,wrote Carter in a letter to a friend, "And a style that ...... utilises the heightened diction of the novelette, to half-seduce the reader into this wicked, glamorous, fatal world."

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