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Patrick White


(Patrick Victor Martindale White)
Australia (1912 - 1990)

Patrick Victor Martindale White was an Australian author who was widely regarded as a major English-language novelist of the 20th century. From 1935 until his death, he published 12 novels, two short-story collections and eight plays. His fiction freely employs shifting narrative vantagepoints and a stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.