A Thousand Acres (Hardback)
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A Thousand Acres (Hardback)

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Hardback 456 Pages / Published: 01/03/2018
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This powerful twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who decides to divide his farm among his three daughters. When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will, which sets in motion a chain of events that brings dark truths to light. Ambitiously conceived and stunningly written, A Thousand Acres spins the most fundamental themes of truth, justice, love, and pride into a universally acclaimed masterpiece.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781841593821
Number of pages: 456
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 210 x 135 x 30 mm


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"I still don't know how Smiley did it, the voices in A Thousand Acres are so raw and true, right from the first page. It's as if she has channelled them, rather than invented them. It has Biblical sweep - that broad sense of the epic - but Smiley is poignant on the daily-ness of life, cooking, cleaning and the way one sister feels when she finds she can't have children ." * Independent *
"It's been almost 25 years since Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres. With the Last One Hundred Years trilogy, she surely confirms her place alongside Roth, Updike and Bellow as one of the truly great chroniclers of 20th-century American life." * Guardian *

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