The Hanging Garden

hanginggardenThe Hanging Garden
by Patrick White
2012- posthumously / 228 pages
rating 8.5 / 20th cent fiction

This is an unfinished novel by Australia’s Nobel Prize winner. I read and loved Voss but White’s other books seem to be more difficult to get ahold of in the States.

Gilbert Horsfell and Irene Sklavos are children who have been left by their respective parents, English and Greek, with Mrs Essie Bulpit in Australia until the war is over. Gilbert’s mother is dead as is Irene’s father. Irene aunt is Mrs Lockhart who takes on some parental duties. Irene’s mother has returned to England as has Gilbert’s father.  >>>>MORE>>>>

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