Harvest: A Novel

Harvest: A Novel

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SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE

A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of the Year

On the morning after harvest, the inhabitants of a remote English village awaken looking forward to a hard-earned day of rest and feasting at their landowner's table. But the sky is marred by two conspicuous columns of smoke, replacing pleasurable anticipation with alarm and suspicion.

One smoke column is the result of an overnight fire that has damaged the master's outbuildings.… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)


Crace has a great gift for clarity, his prose precise and heartfelt, achieving a timeless, polished quality. Which makes it all the more sadder that it feels as if he is straining towards some deeper truth, some epiphanic understanding.

This is a novel with plenty of incident but little drama, creating its considerable power, instead, through Walter's mesmerising narrative.

The smells, sights and sheer intransigence of the beautiful land are all vividly described; but the human race is seen with an impassive eye as brutish, instinctively cruel and stupid. Greed wins.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (February 12, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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