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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Murray Bail

  • awardWinner, Miles Franklin Award, 1999
  • awardWinner, Commonwealth Writers' Prize, 1999
  • 1999 Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize.On a property in western New South Wales a man named Holland lives with his daughter Ellen. Over the years, as she grows into a beautiful young woman, he plants hundreds of different gum trees on his land. When Ellen is nineteen her father announces his decision: she will marry the man who can name all his species of eucalyptus, down to the last tree… Eucalyptus is a modern fairy tale and an unpredictable love story. Haunting and mesmeric, it illuminates the nature of story-telling itself.“Wonderful… brilliantly told… a moving, exhilarating love story.” Australian

    Murray Bail
    About the Author

    Murray Bail was born in Adelaide in 1941. He has won numerous awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award for Eucalyptus. His most recent novel, The Pages, was published in 2008 to great acclaim.

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    Extent:
    264pp
    Format:
    Paperback
    Text publication date:
    1 November 1998
    ISBN:
    9781875847945
    AU Price:
    $22.99
    NZ Price:
    $26.00
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