The Tree of Man by Patrick White

This novel tells the story of Stan Parker, an ordinary and hardworking man living in the Australian outback. The narrative chronicles his life, including his marriage to Amy, the birth of their two children, and the various struggles they face such as financial hardship, natural disasters, and the challenges of rural life. The book provides a deep and introspective look into the human condition, exploring themes of love, death, faith, and the search for meaning.

The 1565th greatest book of all time


Published
1955
Nationality
Australian
Type
Fiction
Pages
480-528
Words
165,000
Original Language
English

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