Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
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Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 290
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ISBN-10 : 9780525541349
ISBN-13 : 0525541349
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Book Synopsis Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by : Olga Tokarczuk

Download or read book Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead written by Olga Tokarczuk and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2020-08-11 with total page 290 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE "A brilliant literary murder mystery." —Chicago Tribune "Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." —Annie Proulx In a remote Polish village, Janina devotes the dark winter days to studying astrology, translating the poetry of William Blake, and taking care of the summer homes of wealthy Warsaw residents. Her reputation as a crank and a recluse is amplified by her not-so-secret preference for the company of animals over humans. Then a neighbor, Big Foot, turns up dead. Soon other bodies are discovered, in increasingly strange circumstances. As suspicions mount, Janina inserts herself into the investigation, certain that she knows whodunit. If only anyone would pay her mind . . . A deeply satisfying thriller cum fairy tale, Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead is a provocative exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness, justice and tradition, autonomy and fate. Whom do we deem sane? it asks. Who is worthy of a voice?


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