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Three Uneasy Pieces By Patrick White

Three Uneasy Pieces
by Patrick White

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The author addresses the problem of growing old and the "warts of the soul" which, if gouged out, ruin the flesh. We must wait, he says, for the evil in us to die naturally. He considers our struggle, our efforts to achieve aesthetic perfection and suggests some resolutions.
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Three Uneasy Pieces by Patrick White

In this book the author addresses the problem of growing old and the "warts of the soul" which, if gouged out, ruin the flesh. We must wait, he says, for the evil in us to die naturally. Presenting a peeled potato, a dance in the kitchen and a visit to the aged mother of a childhood friend, he considers our struggle, our efforts to achieve aesthetic perfection and suggests some resolutions. Patrick White is a Nobel Prize-winning author. His novels include "The Tree of Man", "Voss", "The Vivisector", "A Fringe of Leaves", "The Twyborn Affair" and "Memoirs of Many in One".

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About Patrick White


Patrick White received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. His novels include The Tree of Man, Voss, The Vivisector, A Fringe of Leaves, The Twyborn Affair and most recently Memoirs of Many in One.

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GOR004994142
Three Uneasy Pieces by Patrick White
Patrick White
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1988-10-27
59
0224025945
9780224025942
N/A
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