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The idea that Holland's daughter was like the princess locked in the tower of a damp castle was of course false After all she was living on a p. Nothing else I guess Eucalyptus lives up to its title It s about a man whose wife dies while giving birth to their daughter The man collects the life insurance moves to a small town in western New South Wales and plants eucalypts lots of them Apparently there are over 200 specie of this plant Once his daughter is of a marriageable age he makes an Atalantan as in the golden applerace myth deal to marry her off to the first suitor who can name all the various eucalypts on his land That process is basically Act II of the book and it s about as exciting as it sounds Oh and each chapter is named for a specie of EucalyptThis was ultimately a very frustrating book I mean I love eucalyptus trees about as much as a kola bear does But we re talking a predictable plodding plot And sexist The White Nights of Ramadan up to its title It s about a man whose wife dies while giving birth to their daughter The man collects the life insurance moves to a small town in western New South Wales and plants eucalypts lots of them Apparently there are over 200 specie of this plant Once his daughter is of a marriageable age he makes an Atalantan as in the golden applerace myth deal to marry her off to the first suitor who can name all the various eucalypts on his land That process is basically Act II of the book and it s about as exciting as it sounds Oh and each chapter is named for a specie of EucalyptThis was Beyond the Pale ultimately a very frustrating book I mean I love eucalyptus trees about as much as a kola bear does But we re talking a predictable plodding plot And sexist

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Eucalyptus

F eucalyptus trees then decrees that only the suitor who can name each and every one of them will be worthy to marry his beautiful daughter Ell. Eucalyptus is a fairy tale and contains all the elements you would expect in a fairy tale recast in a rural Australian setting there s mythical beauty a princess trapped in her castle suitors from distant lands and an enchanted forest Whether it s the Australian setting or Bail s cleverly created characters the story comes across as wholly believable which in itself is magical Each chapter is named after a species of eucalypt and includes a string of short intricate and seemingly inconseuential stories which link to varying degrees to the name characteristics or habitat of particular eucalypt species The stories are told from the point of view of different characters achieved most successfully through the character known only as the stranger His stories begin with

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Roperty in western New South Wales Once upon a time on a property in western New South Wales a man named Holland plants hundreds of varieties o. A person meets thousands of different people across a lifetime a woman thousands of different men of all shades and many if she constantly passes through different parts of the world Even so of the many different people a person on average meets it is rare for one to fit almost immediately in harmony and general interest For all the choices available the odds are enormousThe miracle is there to be grasped Murray Bail EucalyptusFrom Wikipedia Meaning of EUCALYPTUS Eucalyptus is a genus of over seven hundred species of flowering trees shrubs or mallees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae Along with other genera in the tribe Eucalypteae they are commonly known as eucalyptsMy reviewI would so like to rave about this book Why Because it has been sitting on my to read list for years Electromyography for Experimentalists upon a time on a property in western New South Wales a man named Holland plants hundreds of varieties o. A person meets thousands of different people across a lifetime a woman thousands of different men of all shades and many if she constantly passes through different parts of the world Even so of the many different people a person on average meets it is rare for one to fit almost immediately in harmony and general interest For all the choices available the odds are enormousThe miracle is there to be grasped Murray Bail EucalyptusFrom Wikipedia Meaning of EUCALYPTUS Eucalyptus is a genus of over seven hundred species of flowering trees shrubs or mallees in the myrtle family Myrtaceae Along with other genera in the tribe Eucalypteae they are commonly known as eucalyptsMy reviewI would so like to rave about this book Why Because it has been sitting on my to read list for years


10 thoughts on “Eucalyptus

  1. says:

    I found this to be an enjoyable modern day fairy tale written in a rather unusual way The prose is outstandingly beautiful and needs to be read slowly and carefully but at the same time the central story demands the reader's attention and there is an urgency to get to the end and find out what happens Then the a

  2. says:

    There go those blurbs again tricking me into thinking that I could actually enjoy the book Best courtship story it said Ne

  3. says:

    Nothing else I guess Eucalyptus lives up to its title It’s about a man whose wife dies while giving birth to their daughter The man collects the life insurance moves to a small town in western New South Wales and plants eucalypts lots of them Apparently there are over 200 specie of this plant Once his daughter is of a marriageable age he makes an Atalantan as in the golden applerace myth deal to marry her off to the

  4. says:

    After getting a hefty insurance cheue because he wagered his wife would have twins one is still born Holland buys an almost treeless property in western New South Wales His wife has passed away; he has only his little girl Ellen He's no farmer He starts planting eucalyptus trees on the farm and it soon turns into

  5. says:

    Jan 2015I've recently read this for the third time and relished the opportunity to slow down and enjoy Bail's language and the slow and intricate windings of the multiple stories which make up this treasure of a bookThe main narrative line is a

  6. says:

    “A person meets thousands of different people across a lifetime a woman thousands of different men of all shades and many if she constantly passes through different parts of the world Even so of the many different people a person on average meets it is rare for one to fit almost immediately in harmony and general interest For all the choices available the odds are enormousThe miracle is there to be grasped

  7. says:

    There's a very fairy tale like uality about this book that I liked a lot and the very Australian flavor of the narration made it a highly unusual read for me as well I have some issues with the passivity of the heroine which isn't a terribly su

  8. says:

    Eucalyptus is a fairy tale and contains all the elements you would expect in a fairy tale recast in a rural Australian setting – there’s mythical beauty a princess trapped in her castle suitors from distant la

  9. says:

    2 hour trip to botanical gardens fun and interesting 200 page book about every eucalyptus known to man dreadfulwoman allowing father to marry

  10. says:

    This peculiar uniue book really appealed to me and when I finished I considered starting it all over again It's a physically short book I don't know how many words but the mix of short anecdotes little stories and botanical informa