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The hanging garden / Patrick White ; with a note from David Marr
Bib ID 5739593
Format BookBook
Author
White, Patrick, 1912-1990
 
Description North Sydney, N.S.W. : Knopf, 2012 
224 p. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 9781742752655
Summary

Two children are brought into a wild garden on the shores of Sydney Harbour to shelter from the Second World War . The boy's mother died in the Blitz. The girl is the daughter of a Sydney woman and a Communist executed in a Greek prison. In wartime Australia, the two children form an extraordinary bond as they negoiate the dangers of life as strangers abandoned on the far side of the world... White put aside the novel at this point and how he planned to finish it remains a mystery. -- Cover.

Notes

"The Hanging Garden has been transcribed from Patrick White's handwritten manuscript and, in the absence of a living author to consult, not edited."--P. [i].

Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Unfinished books -- Specimens.  |  Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.  |  Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Fiction.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Marr, David, 1947-
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