Murray Bail Eucalyptus Australische roman uit 1998

Murray Bail Eucalyptus Australische roman uit 1998


  • Schrijver: Murray Bail (Australië)
  • Soort boek: Australische roman
  • Taal: Engels
  • Verschenen: 1998
  • Hertuitgave: Vintage Classics
  • Verschijnt: 1 juli 2021
  • Omvang: 272 pagina’s
  • Uitgave: paperback / ebook

Recensie en waardering van de roman

  • “A masterpiece. A novel of high seriousness and higher playfulness.” (Michael Hulse, Spectator)
  • “Murray Bail is the warmest and quick-witted of storytellers. You will never forget what is at the heart of this book: one of the great and most surprising courtships in literature.” (Michael Ondaatje)

Flaptekst van de roman van Murray Bail

On a property in New South Wales, a man named Holland lives with his daughter, Ellen. As years pass and Ellen grows into a beautiful young woman, her father announces his decision: she will marry the first man who can name all the eucalypts, down to the last tree.

As suitors clamber to meet Holland’s challenge, Ellen encounters a strange young man among her father’s trees – a storyteller, with enchanting tales of faraway lands.

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