I need help determining the summary, critical analysis, and character sketches of "A Fringe of Leaves" by Patrick White.

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Let us begin with a summary of A Fringe of Leaves before we attempt either critical analysis or character sketches.  This is a very long novel (albeit still a page-turner) that is a historical romance with two parts:  the first is a love story brimming with guilt and the second is story of slavery and escape.  These two parts are connected by a shipwreck. 

First, to explore the love story full of guilt.  This is a true historical romance set in the Australia of the early 19th century.  (In other words, a newly settled...

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