Patrick White





Patrick White


Born
in Knightsbridge, London, England, The United Kingdom
May 28, 1912

Died
September 30, 1990

Influences
Sidney Nolan


Patrick Victor Martindale White was an Australian author widely regarded as one of the major English-language novelists of the 20th century. From 1935 until death, he published twelve novels, two short story collections, eight plays, and non-fiction. His fiction freely employs shifting narrative vantages and the stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature "for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature."

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The Tree Of Man

3.93 avg rating — 1,007 ratings — published 1955 — 23 editions
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Riders in the Chariot

3.94 avg rating — 464 ratings — published 1961 — 20 editions
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The Vivisector

3.99 avg rating — 498 ratings — published 1970 — 21 editions
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A Fringe of Leaves

3.63 avg rating — 485 ratings — published 1976 — 16 editions
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The Eye of the Storm

3.75 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 1973 — 20 editions
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The Solid Mandala

3.94 avg rating — 281 ratings — published 1966 — 14 editions
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The Twyborn Affair

3.93 avg rating — 260 ratings — published 1979 — 14 editions
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The Aunt's Story

3.56 avg rating — 272 ratings — published 1948 — 16 editions
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The Hanging Garden

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“If truth is not acceptable, it becomes the imagination of others.”
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“Because he had nothing to hide, he did perhaps appear to have forfeited a little of his strength. But that is the irony of honesty.”
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