9780140036930 / 0140036938

The Vivisector (Modern Classics)


Publisher:Penguin Books



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616pp , IN INGLES.SOBRE THE AUTHOR :: Patrick Victor Martindale White ( London, May 28, 1912 - Sydney , September 30, 1990 ) was an Australian writer who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973 for an epic narrative and psychological literature has introduced a new continent in the world of Letters. From 1935 until his death published twelve novels , two books of short stories and eight dramas . It was also an important collector of contemporary Australian art and art aborigen.Nació in London while his parents were spending some time in Europe. When he was six months old, his parents returned to Australia and settled in Sydney , where his father and farmer by rancher had to attend a property shared with three other siblings. He had a sickly childhood asthma caused only attended school sporadically his city and visits to Sydney were very mild violent attacks because they had little more than isolated in the Blue Mountains . When I was thirteen his parents sent him gives a school in Cheltenham , England where he spent four years that passed , according to the same , a miserable life as a settler in an English school . When he was sixteen he traveled with his parents in Europe, including Scandinavia , Norway and Switzerland that particularly impressed while Ibsen and Strindberg discovered . He later moved to King 's College, Cambridge, where he discovered the French and German literature literature. During the holidays visiting France and Germany to practice languages . After completing his studies he decided to move to London and become a writer because his father gives him money to survive while trying to write. In 1939 in London published his first novel, Happy Valley , which was well received by critics, which makes sitting White finally become a writer. Travel to New York hoping to repeat his success, and runs several publishers who do not accept their work until finally Viking Press accept take it as author. While traveling between London and New York get

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