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Patrick White (1) [1912–1990]

This page covers the author of Voss.

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Patrick White was born on May 28, 1912 in Knightsbridge, London, to Australian parents. He studied modern languages at King's College, Cambridge. During World War II, he served in the Royal Air Force. His first novel, Happy Valley, was published in 1939. His other works include The Tree of Man, Voss, Riders in the Chariot, The Solid Mandala, The Twyborn Affair, and The Hanging Garden. He also wrote several plays including The Season at Sarsaparilla, Night on Bald Mountain, and Signal Driver. They never met with the success his fiction had and have not been produced outside Australia. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973. He died on September 30, 1990. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Voss 1,286 copies, 20 reviews
The Tree of Man 737 copies, 15 reviews
Riders in the Chariot 619 copies, 16 reviews
The Vivisector 592 copies, 9 reviews
A Fringe of Leaves 451 copies, 13 reviews
The Eye of the Storm 430 copies, 7 reviews
The Twyborn affair 357 copies, 9 reviews
The Solid Mandala 326 copies, 7 reviews
The Aunt's Story 305 copies, 9 reviews
The Living and the Dead 210 copies, 3 reviews
Flaws in the Glass 209 copies, 3 reviews
The Burnt Ones 159 copies, 2 reviews
The hanging garden 108 copies, 6 reviews

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