Patrick White

Patrick White

an Australian author, is widely regarded as an important English-language novelist of the 20th century
In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London theatres and explore the countryside, I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school.More Patrick White quotes [07/19/2011 12:07:16]
She had begun to read in the beginning as a protection from the frightening and unpleasant things. She continued because, apart from the story, literature brought with it a kind of gentility for which she craved.More Patrick White quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country, and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains.More Patrick White quotes [07/19/2011 12:07:01]
I developed the habit of writing novels behind a closed door, or at my uncle's, on the dining table.More Patrick White quotes [07/19/2011 12:07:23]
If I have not lost my mind I can sometimes hear it preparing to defectMore Patrick White quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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