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From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, a novel that satisfies as much as it challenges. Eddie Twyborn is bisexual and beautiful, the son of a Judge and a drunken mother. With this androgynous hero - Eudoxia/Eddie/Eadith Twyborn - and through his search for identity, for self-affirmation and love in its many forms, Patrick White takes us on a journey into the ambiguous landscapes, sexual, psychological and spiritual, of the human condition.

©1979 Patrick White (P)2019 Bolinda Publishing

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A rambling story requires concentration.

An excellent reading of a novel which spans from early 1900's to the beginning of WWII. Ramblings of Australian misplaced aristocracy intersecting with pre war brothel ownership. Some beautiful lines, wonderful imagery but at times hard to follow. Probably worth a second reading. (listen)

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