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Shortlisted for the Booker Prize, this warm, beautiful novel explores the intricate nets of family life ...
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2004.
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Published: 28 February 2011
Format: Epub format
Genre: Literature: history & criticism
This collection of speeches by the Australian Nobel prize-winning author have provoked extreme reactions in Australia. While members of the establishment and parts of the media have dismissed him as a bitter old man, the young and needy have responded to him with something close to adulation.
In his new extrovert role he has ripped off his gilded mask of literature to reveal a savage streak
Jill Neville, Independent
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Patrick White was born in England in 1912 and taken to Australia, where his father owned a sheep farm, when he was six months old. He was educated in England at Cheltenham college and King's College, Cambridge ...