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The idea that Holland's daughter was like the princess locked in the tower of a damp castle was of course false After all she was living on a p. There go those blurbs again tricking me into thinking that I could actually enjoy the book Best courtship story it said New York Times Notable Book of the Year it saidHollan

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Roperty in western New South Wales Once upon a time on a property in western New South Wales a man named Holland plants hundreds of varieties o. Jan 2015I ve recently read this for the third time and relished the opportunity to slow down and enjoy Bail s language and the slow and intricate windings of the multiple st

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F eucalyptus trees then decrees that only the suitor who can name each and every one of them will be worthy to marry his beautiful daughter Ell. There s a very fairy tale like uality about this book that I liked a lot and the very Australian flavor of the narration made it a highly unusual read for me as well I have

  • Paperback
  • 233
  • Eucalyptus
  • Murray Bail
  • Dutch
  • 12 June 2017
  • 9789041405524

About the Author: Murray Bail

Murray Bail born 22 September 1941 is an Australian writer of novels short stories and non fictionHe was born in Adelaide South Australia He has lived most of his life in Australia except for sojourns in India 1968–70 and England and Europe 1970–74 He currently lives in SydneyHe was trustee of the National Gallery of Australia from 1976 to 1981 and wrote a book on Australian artist Ia



10 thoughts on “Eucalyptus

  1. says:

    I found this to be an enjoyable modern day fairy tale written in a rather unusual way The prose is outstandingly beautiful and needs to be read slowly and carefully but at the same time the central story demands the reader's attention and there is an urgency to get to the end and find out what happens Then the author introduces a character who tells stories These are necessary to the overall story but at the same time I was a litt

  2. says:

    There go those blurbs again tricking me into thinking that I could actually enjoy the book Best courtship story it said New York Times Notable Book of the Year it saidHolland acuires a land and then eventually becomes obsessed with planting eucalyptus trees in it His daughter Ellen grows up to be a beauty and he decides

  3. says:

    Nothing else I guess Eucalyptus lives up to its title It’s about a man whose wife dies while giving birth to their daughter The man collects the life insurance moves to a small town in western New South Wales and plants eucalypts lots of them Apparently there are over 200 specie of this plant Once his daughter is of a marriageable age he makes an Atalantan as in the golden applerace myth deal to marry her off to the first suitor who ca

  4. says:

    After getting a hefty insurance cheue because he wagered his wife would have twins one is still born Holland buys an almost treeless property in western New South Wales His wife has passed away; he has only his little girl Ellen He'

  5. says:

    Jan 2015I've recently read this for the third time and relished the opportunity to slow down and enjoy Bail's language and the slow

  6. says:

    “A person meets thousands of different people across a lifetime a woman thousands of different men of all shades and many if she constantly p

  7. says:

    There's a very fairy tale like uality about this book that I liked a lot and the very Australian flavor of the narration made it a highly unusual read for me as well I have some issues with the passivity of the heroine which

  8. says:

    Eucalyptus is a fairy tale and contains all the elements you would expect in a fairy tale recast in a rural Australian setting – there’s mythical beauty a princess trapped in her castle suitors from distant l

  9. says:

    2 hour trip to botanical gardens fun and interesting 200 page book about every eucalyptus known to man dreadfulwoman allowing father to marry her off to stranger who wins an insufferable tree naming contest in a fairy tale uaintin modern society substantially irritating

  10. says:

    This peculiar uniue book really appealed to me and when I finished I considered starting it all over again It's a physically short book I don't know how many words but the mix of short anecdotes little stories and botanical informa

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