White, Patrick The Living And The Dead

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The Living And The Dead

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To hesitate on the edge of life or to plunge in and risk change -this is the dilemma explored in THE LIVING AND THE DEAD. Patrick White's second novel is set in thirties London and portrays the complex ebb and flow of relationships within the Standish family. Mrs Standish, ageing but still beautiful, is drawn into secret liaisons, while her daughter Eden experiments openly and impulsively with left-wing politics and love affairs. Only the son, Elyot, remains an aloof and scholarly observer - until dramatic events shock him into sudden self-knowledge.

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"Scene after scene is worked out with exactness and subtlety which no second-string novelist can scent, far less nail to paper" ( Daily Telegraph)

"An unmistably major writer who commands a scope, power and sheer technical skill which put other more ambitious novelists into the shade" (A. Alvarez)

"Brilliant and masterful" ( Nation)

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Set in thirties London, The Living and the Dead portrays the complex ebb and flow of relationships within the Standish family. Mrs Standish, ageing but still beautiful, is drawn into secret liaisons, while her daughter Eden experiments openly with left-wing politics and love affairs. Only the son, Elyot, remains an aloof and scholarly observer - until dramatic events shock him into sudden self-knowledge.

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 200 x 130 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. To hesitate on the edge of life or to plunge in and risk change - this is the dilemma explored in Living And The Dead . Patrick White s second novel is set in thirties London and portrays the complex ebb and flow of relationships within the Standish family. Mrs Standish, ageing but still beautiful, is drawn into secret liaisons, while her daughter Eden experiments openly and impulsively with left-wing politics and love affairs. Only the son, Elyot, remains an aloof and scholarly observer - until dramatic events shock him into sudden self-knowledge. Bookseller Inventory # AAU9780099324317

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 200 x 130 mm. Language: N/A. Brand New Book. To hesitate on the edge of life or to plunge in and risk change - this is the dilemma explored in Living And The Dead . Patrick White s second novel is set in thirties London and portrays the complex ebb and flow of relationships within the Standish family. Mrs Standish, ageing but still beautiful, is drawn into secret liaisons, while her daughter Eden experiments openly and impulsively with left-wing politics and love affairs. Only the son, Elyot, remains an aloof and scholarly observer - until dramatic events shock him into sudden self-knowledge. Bookseller Inventory # AAU9780099324317

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