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The vivisector

Patrick White

The vivisector

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painters -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick White ; introduction by J.M. Coetzee.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.W5 V58 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16973274M
    ISBN 109780143105671
    LC Control Number2008028577
    OCLC/WorldCa233548569


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White disavowed any connection between Nolan and the novel’s main character, Hurtle Duffield.4/4(4). The men and women who court him during his long life are, above all, the victims of his art. He is the vivisector, dissecting their weaknesses with cruel precision: his sister's deformity, a grocer's moonlight indiscretion and the passionate illusions of his mistress, Hero Pavloussi/5(5).

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The men and women who court him during his long life are, above all, the victims of his art. He is the vivisector, dissecting their weaknesses with cruel precision: his sister's deformity, a grocer's moonlight indiscretion and the passionate illusions of his mistress, Hero Pavloussi.

Published inThe Vivisector is heralded as White’s magnum opus, earning him the Nobel Prize for Literature in It follows the life of painter Hurtle Duffield, from his time as a solipsistic but talented child, to hubristic recluse, and into his repentant twilight : Culture Trip.

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