The Tree of Man
Genres Fiction & Literature
Stan Parker, with only a horse and a dog for company journeys to a remote patch of land he has inherited in the Australian hills. Once the land is cleared and a rudimentary house built, he brings his wife Amy to the wilderness. Together they face lives of joy and sorrow as they struggle against the environment.
The novel is one of three by White included in 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. The others are Voss and The Living and the Dead.