[womens studies Books] eBook Eucalyptus Author Murray Bail



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 the

  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 he will let

  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

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    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's no farmer He starts planting eucalyptus trees on the farm and it soon turns int

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    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 stories which make up this treasure of a bookThe main narrative line is a clever and gentle adaptation of a traditional folk tale form transformed in its relocatio

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    “A person meets thousands of different people across a lifetime a woman thousands of different men of all shades and many if she constantly passes through different parts of the world Even so of the many different people a person on average meets it is rare for one to fit almost immediately in harmony and general interest For all the choic

  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 whi

  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 my

  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 physical

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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. 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 s no farmer He starts planting eucalyptus trees on the farm and it soon turns into a hobby then an obsession Holland son of a baker and a boiled lolly maker becomes a leading expert in the field and has managed to get a specimen of all the species and got them to grow As Ellen grows up she becomes stunningly beautiful her face speckled with freckles moles so that the eye wanders all over She gets and attention from the lads in town until Holland makes a decision The man who ca

CHARACTERS Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

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. 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 little annoyed at having to take constant diversions But then there was the delightful twist to the tale at the very end and I forgave Mr Bail everything I can see why this book won awards

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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 some issues with the passivity of the heroine which isn t a terribly surprising thing given the heavy fairy tale flavor of the story but found it a worthwhile read anywayThis novel s all about how a man named Holland in Australia has planted hundreds of species of eucalyptus trees on his ranch and how he proclaims that the man who names them all will win the hand of Ellen his beautiful daughter Very definitely a fairy tale sort of task and with that laying the groundwork for the plot we get several other things you d expect in a fairy t