The Round House
The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers... show more
The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.
Publish date: September 24th 2013
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I have discovered a new author that I enjoy very much. Louise Erdrich's novel won the National Book Award, and sometimes that can be a big hit or miss with how much I enjoy it. This one was a hit for me as I loved her writing style, character development, and the fact that she did not necessarily ...
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infuriating, heartbreaking, and occasionally hilarious.
Reading some of the reviews, I think that I might be the only one not really loving this book?I mean, I almost feel bad writing that, because of the theme of the book, and because of the afterword, but the book just didn’t grab me in any noteworthy way.It’s about Joe, a 13 year old boy in 1988. And ...
Depressing and emotionally difficult, but extremely well-written, particularly the combination of events in the novel and somewhat related folk tales. Great pacing.