Barkskins: A Novel

Barkskins: A Novel

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Finalist for the Kirkus Prize for Best Novel

A New York Times Notable Book

A Washington Post Best Book of the Year

From Annie Proulx—the Pulitzer Prize-­ and National Book Award-­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world’s forests.

In the late seventeenth century two penniless young Frenchmen,… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

So, read it, absorb its urgent message — and try not to think about all the trees that probably went into those 713 pages.

Proulx is particularly effective in conveying the effect of one generation on the next.

With Barkskins it seems that Proulx cast the net too wide, overlooking what can be captured only by going deeper, bringing up to the surface the attributes of storytelling that excite and move us.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Scribner (June 14, 2016)

Collection: Scribner

Format: EPUB

Page count: 640 pages

File size: 4.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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