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Eucalyptus

A book by Murray Bail

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Disappointing as a romance, but interesting about trees!

  • Mar 16, 2000
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Seduced by the rave reviews and awards that this book has gathered, it was with the anticipation of a great read that I began the story. I am sorry to report that it is a difficult read and even though I perservered until the end I am still unsure how our heroine fares. The interspersing of information about Australia's great trees is interesting enough, but not enough for me to rate this book more highly. I was very disappointed.

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In order to marry Ellen Holland, a suitor must identify every species of the five hundred trees on her family's property in Australia, a test set by her possessive father. To Ellen's alarm--she is attracted to a young man- -an aging suitor has nearly succeeded. By the author of Homesickness.
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ISBN-10: 0676971776
ISBN-13: 978-0676971774
Author: Murray Bail
Genre: Fiction, Domestic Fiction
Publisher: Random House of Canada Ltd
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