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The eye of the storm.

Author: Patrick White
Publisher: London, Cape, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The formerly beautiful, still wealthy and powerful Elizabeth Hunter lies dying in her Sydney mansion. She receives around-the-clock care from three devoted nurses and is doted upon by her cook and her solicitor. As ruthless as she has been in her life, Elizabeth still commands the admiration and respect of those about her. She even has the grudging esteem of her children, Sir Basil, the celebrated actor, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Australian fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick White
ISBN: 0224009028 9780224009027 0099324210 9780099324218 0140039635 9780140039634
OCLC Number: 1147089
Description: 608 pages 21 cm

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREElizabeth Hunter, an ex-socialite in her eighties, has a mystical experience during a summer storm in Sydney which transforms all her relationships: her existence becomes  Read more...

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"Beautiful and heroic...Every passage merits attention and gives satisfaction" * New York Times Book Review * "One of the greatest magicians of fiction ... White's scope is vast and his invention Read more...

 
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