At the turn of the century Stan Parker takes a wife and makes a home as a small farmer in the wilderness of Australia. Amy bears his children and time brings him a procession of ordinary events - achievements, disappointments, sorrows and dreams. The author won the 1973 Nobel Prize for Literature.
"[This is] one of those magnificent novels given to us when a great writer is in perfect harmony with the mythic soul of humanity" -- Carmen Callil Guardian "He is, in the finest sense, a world novelist" Guardian "His greatest novel, The Tree of Man is a tragic pastoral about the penitential struggle with nature in a grim Australian Eden" -- Peter Conrad Observer "The novel has unforgettable scenes, marvellous characters, wide ranges of mood, strikingly fresh imagery - all those ingredients which make a novel...become a permanent part of our memory" Washington Post "A timeless work of art from which no essential element of life has been omitted" New York Times Book Review
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: October 1994
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.1 x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.35