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Winter's Bone - Daniel Woodrell
Winter's Bone
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780340897973 (034089797X)
Publisher: Sceptre
Pages no: 193
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
5.0 Winter’s Bone ★★★★★
I’m not even sure how to review this book. It was a tough read, in that it provoked powerfully conflicting emotions. Being a fan of horror fiction, it’s not as though graphic violence is especially off-putting for me, but this portrayed graphic violence in a setting of utter realism, in a segment of...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.0 Winter's Bone
I felt sorry for Ree throughout this whole novel. The responsibilities and her mannerisms reminded me a thirty-year old woman and here she was just sixteen. She was forced to be the head-of-the-household as the adults in her life have checked out. Her mother is sick and has been for quite some time,...
javajunco
javajunco rated it
4.0 Winter's Bone
Just wow. This is a great book. I can't begin to describe Ree, but she's one of the toughest characters I've ever read. And somehow, misery- and violence-filled though Woodrell's Ozarks seem to be, he somehow makes them magical
blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
4.0 Winter's Bone
4.5 starsI love it when I read a book or watch a movie and I discover a new and unique world or community that I was never familiar with before. Daniel Woodrell writes about the tight knit communities in the Missouri Ozark Mountains. I'm almost totally unfamiliar with small American towns like this,...
Mike Mullin, Author
Mike Mullin, Author rated it
5.0 So Good I Bought It
I checked this book out from my library after someone at one of my author talks raved about it. I enjoyed it so much that I bought my own copy today--I'm certain that I'll reread it. It contains one of the best passages demonstrating the use of description of setting to convey emotion--what MFA'ers ...
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