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Title:Crow Lake
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Publisher:Chatto & Windus
ISBN:0701173211
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Number of Pages:295
Category:Fiction, Canada, Contemporary

Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Crow Lake Dojmljiv roman ove suvremene britanske spisateljice u ijem su sredi tu pozornosti etiri lika Luke Matt te njihove mla e sestre Kate i Bo koji nakon iznenadne smrti roditelja ostaju sami Pisan u prvom licu ispresjecan brojnim flashbackovima i uspomenama na djetinjstvo roman se doima kao Kateina osobna ispovijest o njihovim ivotnim putovima i me usobnim odnosima a ponajprije o njenoj osobitoj privr enosti Mattu s kojim je vezana sna nim sponama i koji je najbolje razumije Emocije kao vrlo nepo eljan element u obiteljskom ivotu krajnje su reducirane i suzdr ane ali su zato sna an konstrukt romana zapravo njegova temeljna sadr ajna potka koja dr i na okupu cjelokupno prozno zdanje i tektonski iscrtava karaktere glavnih junaka

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From the author of the beloved national bestseller b Crow Lake b comes an exceptional new novel of jealously rivalry and the dangerous power of obsession br br Two brothers Arthur and Jake Dunn are the sons of a farmer in the mid s when life is tough and another world war is looming Arthur is reticent solid dutiful and set to inherit the farm and his father s character Jake is younger attractive mercurial and dangerous to know the family misfit When a beautiful young woman comes into the community the fragile balance of sibling rivalry tips over the edge br br Then there is Ian the family s next generation and far too sure he knows the difference between right and wrong By now it is the fifties and the world has changed a little but not enough br br These two generations in the small town of Struan Ontario are tragically interlocked linked by fate and community but separated by a war which devours its young men its unimaginable horror reaching right into the heart of this remote corner of an empire With her astonishing ability to turn the ratchet of tension slowly and delicately Lawson builds their story to a shocking climax Taut with apprehension surprising us with moments of tenderness and humour b The Other Side of the Bridge b is a compelling humane and vividly evoked novel with an irresistible emotional undertow br br i Arthur found himself staring down at the knife embedded in his foot There was a surreal split second before the blood started to well up and then up it came dark and thick as syrup br br Arthur looked at Jake and saw that he was staring at the knife His expression was one of surprise and this was something that Arthur wondered about later too Was Jake surprised because he had never considered the possibility that he might be a less than perfect shot Did he have that much confidence in himself that little self doubt br br Or was he merely surprised at how easy it was to give in to an impulse and carry through the thought which lay in your mind Simply to do whatever you wanted to do and damn the consequences i br from b The Other Side of the Bridge b br br br i From the Hardcover edition i, Mary Lawson s internationally bestselling novels are stunning in their storytelling appeal for their unforgettable characters who have become beloved to many thousands of readers for their depth of feeling and in their nuanced depiction of life in small town rural Canada br br Set in the rough hewn heart of the Canadian Shield i Crow Lake i brings us into the lives of a young family orphaned and bound close by loss Mary Lawson pays out their gripping emotionally and morally subtle story with heartbreaking humour and consummate control overturning one s expectations to the end br br In i The Other Side of the Bridge i Lawson weaves a slow burning tale of two brothers jealousy and rivalry and also of the community they live in decimated after World War II Deeply engaging in its tenderness this is a compellingly humane novel with a shocking climax, b Crow Lake b is that rare find a first novel so quietly assured so emotionally pitch perfect you know from the opening page that this is the real thing a literary experience in which to lose yourself by an author of immense talent br br Here is a gorgeous slow burning story set in the rural badlands of northern Ontario where heartbreak and hardship are mirrored in the landscape For the farming Pye family life is a Greek tragedy where the sins of the fathers are visited on the sons and terrible events occur offstage br br Centerstage are the Morrisons whose tragedy looks more immediate if less brutal but is in reality insidious and divisive Orphaned young Kate Morrison was her older brother Matt s protegee her fascination for pond life fed by his passionate interest in the natural world Now a zoologist she can identify organisms under a microscope but seems blind to the state of her own emotional life And she thinks she s outgrown her siblings Luke Matt and Bo who were once her entire world br br In this universal drama of family love and misunderstandings of resentments harbored and driven underground Lawson ratchets up the tension with heartbreaking humor and consummate control continually overturning one s expectations right to the very end Tragic funny unforgettable b Crow Lake b is a quiet tour de force that will catapult Mary Lawson to the forefront of fiction writers today, i He listened as their voices faded into the rumble of the falls He was thinking about the lynx The way it had looked at him acknowledging his existence then passing out of his life like smoke It was the first thing the only thing that had managed if only for a moment to displace from his mind the image of the child He had carried that image with him for a year now and it had been a weight so great that sometimes he could hardly stand i br br Mary Lawson s beloved novels i Crow Lake i and i The Other Side of the Bridge i have delighted legions of readers around the world The fictional northern Ontario town of Struan buried in the winter snows is the vivid backdrop to her breathtaking new novel br i i br i Roads End i brings us a family unravelling in the aftermath of tragedy Edward Cartwright struggling to escape the legacy of a violent past Emily his wife cloistered in her room with yet another new baby increasingly unaware of events outside the bedroom door Tom their eldest son twenty five years old but home again unable to come to terms with the death of a friend and capable formidable Megan the sole daughter in a household of eight sons who for years held the family together but has finally broken free and gone to England to try to make a life of her own br i i br i Roads End i is Mary Lawson at her best In this masterful enthralling tender novel which ranges from the Ontario silver rush of the early s to swinging London in the s she gently reveals the intricacies and anguish of family life the push and pull of responsibility and individual desire the way we can face tragedy and in time hope to start again