Drive your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Drive your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

A Novel

Book - 2019
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Finalist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize. A deeply satisfying thriller cum fairy tale, <i>Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead<i> is a provocative exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness, justice and tradition, and autonomy and fate.
In a remote Polish village, Janina devotes the dark winter days to studying astrology, translating the poetry of William Blake, and taking care of the summer homes of wealthy Warsaw residents. Her reputation as a crank and a recluse is amplified by her not-so-secret preference for the company of animals over humans. Then a neighbor, Big Foot, turns up dead. Soon other bodies are discovered, in increasingly strange circumstances. As suspicions mount, Janina inserts herself into the investigation, certain that she knows whodunit. If only anyone would pay her mind...
Publisher: New York, New York : Riverhead Books, 2019
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780525541332
0525541330
Branch Call Number: Suspense F Tok
Additional Contributors: Lloyd-Jones, Antonia - Translator

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