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Patrick White
(1912-1990) born on
May 28
Australian novelist. He was among the influential group of mid-20th-century writers in Australia; winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1973; wrote "Happy Valley."
         
   
F
I dunno,' Arthur said. 'I forget what I was taught. I only remember what I've learnt.'

R
But bombs are unbelievable until they actually fall.
A
"Well, good luck to you, kid! I'm going to write the Great Australian Novel."
N
All my novels are an accumulation of detail. I'm a bit of a bower-bird.
K
Conversation is imperative if gaps are to be filled, and old age, it is the last gap but one.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Solid Mandala," Ch. 2.
R: "Riders in the Chariot," I:4.
A: "The Vivisector," 112.
N: "Southerly," 139.
K: "The Tree of Man," Ch. 22.
   


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