The Tree of Man (Modern Classics)

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9780140016574: The Tree of Man (Modern Classics)

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"[This is] one of those magnificent novels given to us when a great writer is in perfect harmony with the mythic soul of humanity" (Carmen Callil Guardian)

"He is, in the finest sense, a world novelist" (Guardian)

"His greatest novel, The Tree of Man is a tragic pastoral about the penitential struggle with nature in a grim Australian Eden" (Peter Conrad Observer)

"The novel has unforgettable scenes, marvellous characters, wide ranges of mood, strikingly fresh imagery - all those ingredients which make a novel...become a permanent part of our memory" (Washington Post)

"A timeless work of art from which no essential element of life has been omitted" (New York Times Book Review)

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An extraordinary story about a couple’s experience of moving into the remote Australian wilderness by Nobel Prize-winner Patrick White.

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