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Nightwoods

Nightwoods

  • Title: Nightwoods
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  • ISBN : 9781400067091
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 259 pages


The extraordinary author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons returns with a dazzling new novel of suspense and love set in small town North Carolina in the early 1960s.Charles Frazier puts his remarkable gifts in the service of a lean, taut narrative while losing none of the transcendent prose, virtuosic storytelling, and insight into human nature that have made him one of The extraordinary author of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons returns with a dazzling new novel of suspense and love set in small town North Carolina in the early 1960s.Charles Frazier puts his remarkable gifts in the service of a lean, taut narrative while losing none of the transcendent prose, virtuosic storytelling, and insight into human nature that have made him one of the most beloved and celebrated authors in the world Now, with his brilliant portrait of Luce, a young woman who inherits her murdered sister s troubled twins, Frazier has created his most memorable heroine.Before the children, Luce was content with the reimbursements of the rich Appalachian landscape, choosing to live apart from the small community around her But the coming of the children changes everything, cracking open her solitary life in difficult, hopeful, dangerous ways.Charles Frazier is known for his historical literary odysseys, and for making figures in the past come vividly to life Set in the twentieth century, Nightwoods resonates with the timelessness of a great work of art


Author Charles Frazier

Charles Frazier is an award winning author of American historical fiction His literary corpus, to date, is comprised of three New York Times best selling novels Nightwoods 2011 , Thirteen Moons 2006 , and Cold Mountain 1997 winner of the National Book Award for Fiction Librarian Note There are multiple authors in the goodreads database with this name.




Nightwoods Reviews (31)

  • And that s why we look back on that time so fondly from the dimmer years to come Remembering the days when we were like Greek gods Mighty and idiotic Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier remains one of my most memorable and beloved reads after tons and tons of books For me, this novel i [..]

  • I was disappointed over how little this one sticks in my mind a month after reading it That I felt no urge to say something about it at its completion is another personal testament The art of Frazier s language is alive, as is his wonderful skills at conveying a sense of place, here Appalachian Nort [..]

  • Luce and Lily were sisters, Luce the wary one and Lily the open one, who always saw the good in anyone But Lily made a bad mistake when she fell head over heels for smooth talking Bud Charles Frazier paints an understated portrait of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault.Set in the North [..]

  • No denying the ugliness But swear you re done and move forward Lola s only nugget of wisdom to her little daughters was Never cry, never, ever This wasn t Cold Mountain but there was surely a lot of coldness to the characters in these mountains What I liked the most about the book was the author s l [..]

  • The Nightwoods from the title you could misinterpret this to being a paranormal or horror story, it s not it s about a Human struggle This author of Cold Mountain knows all about settings in stories he himself grew up in the mountains of North Carolina He places you in a beautiful wilderness in this [..]

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