Knopf, 2012, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, First
Size: Octavo (standard book size). 454 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. A fine unread copy.. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. Set in nineteenth-century Australia, Voss is the story of the secret passion between an explorer and a na ve young woman. Although they have met only a few times, Voss and Laura are joined by overwhelming, obsessive feelings for each other. Voss sets out to cross the continent. As hardships, mutiny and betrayal whittle away his power to endure and to lead, his attachment to Laura gradually increases. Laura, waiting in Sydney, moves through the months of separation as if they were a dream and Voss the only reality. From the careful delineation of Victorian society to the sensitive rendering of hidden love to the stark narrative of adventure in the Australian desert, Patrick White's novel is a work of extraordinary power and virtuosity. The endpapers show watercolour drawings of Voss and Laura Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Australia; 19th century; Literature, Literary, Poetry & Drama. ISBN: 1742755747. ISBN/EAN: 9781742755748. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8144.