Voss by Patrick White

Set in nineteenth-century Australia, a sweeping novel about a secret passion between the explorer Voss and the young orphan Laura. As Voss is tested by hardship, mutiny, and betrayal during his crossing of the brutal Australian desert, Laura awaits his return in Sydney, where she endures their months of separation as if her life were a dream and Voss the only reality.

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The 546th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 53rd on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  2. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  3. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Voss Paperback 428366 $10.95 $0.17 1994
Voss: a novel Hardcover 3818573 $4.19
Voss Paperback 5692055 $4.93
Voss (Twentieth-Century Classics) Paperback 1942986 $8.72 $0.82 1993
Voss (Modern Classics) Paperback 4396826 $136.39 $0.01 1984
Voss (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) Hardcover 1282750 $16.67 $11.03 2012
Voss Hardcover 5159995 $6.79
Voss Hardcover 3256370 $8.25
Voss Paperback 8758322 $9.95 $0.01 1980
Voss Hardcover 3957942 $8.49 $0.01 1957
Voss Hardcover 3719728 $9.38 1957
Voss (Everyman) Hardcover 7938700 $14.49 $14.26 2012
Voss (Penguin Classics) Paperback 191853 $9.60 $0.76 2009
Voss: A novel Hardcover 3609891 $1.44
Voss Hardcover 7543906 $53.27
Voss (King Penguin) Paperback 5552387 $167.24 $0.01 1982