The Bully of Order

The Bully of Order

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Set in a logging town on the lawless Pacific coast of Washington State at the turn of the twentieth century, a spellbinding novel of fate and redemption—told with a muscular lyricism and filled with a cast of characters Shakespearean in scope—in which the lives of an ill-fated family are at the mercy of violent social and historical forces that tear them apart.

Keen to make his fortune, Jacob Ellstrom, armed with his medical kit and new wife, Nell, lands in The… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


Between the pickpockets, orphans and street urchins, Hart has created a Dickensian portrait of the barely settled Pacific Northwest that rewards the stout of heart.

This is an incredibly bleak book. The author's style leans towards clipped sentences and something close to stream of consciousness narration on the part of the characters (close to, but not exactly - either way it made it difficult to follow).


Book Details  


Publisher: Harper (September 02, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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