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The rose grower

by Michelle De Kretser

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1999.

StatementMichelle de Kretser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.D4 R67 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24377347M
ISBN 100099284057
ISBN 109780099284055
OCLC/WorldCa59457205

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It’s written in a beautiful omniscient, like both of the other novels I mentioned, though closer in tone to the intimacy and complicity of A Place of /5.

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