The Burnt Ones

By Patrick White

Eleven stories to which Patrick White brings his immense understanding of the urges which lie just beneath the facade of ordinary human relationships, especially those between men and women. A girl beset by her mother's influence, who marries her father's friend. . . A young man strangely moved into marriage with a girl like the mother who never understood him. . . A pretty market researcher who learns the ultimate details of love with a difference. . . The collector of bird-calls who unwittingly records the call of a very human nature.

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9780099324119

January 12, 1996

Vintage Classics

RRP $24.99

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9781446435076

February 1, 2011

Vintage Digital

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