By Charles Frazier
The intense writer of Cold Mountain and Thirteen Moons returns with a blinding new novel of suspense and love set in small-town North Carolina within the early 1960s.
Charles Frazier places his impressive presents within the provider of a lean, taut narrative whereas wasting not one of the transcendent prose, virtuosic storytelling, and perception into human nature that experience made him probably the most cherished and celebrated authors on the planet. Now, along with his outstanding portrait of Luce, a tender lady who inherits her murdered sister’s twins, Frazier has created his such a lot memorable heroine.
Before the kids, Luce used to be content material with the reimbursements of the wealthy Appalachian panorama, selecting to dwell except the small group round her. however the coming of the kids alterations every little thing, cracking open her solitary existence in tricky, hopeful, harmful methods.
Charles Frazier is understood for his historic literary odysseys, and for making figures some time past come vividly to existence. Set within the 20th century, Nightwoods resonates with the timelessness of a good murals.