Bark Skins

Proulx, Annie

| 2016

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Now a television mini-series airing on National Geographic May 2020 A Washington Post Best Book of the Year & a New York Times Notable Book From the Pulitzer Prize---winning author of The Shipping News and "Brokeback Mountain," comes the New York Times bestselling epic about the demise of the world's forests: "Barkskins is grand entertainment in the tradition of Dickens and Tolstoy...the crowning achievement of Annie Proulx's distinguished career, but also perhaps the greatest environmental novel ever written" (San Francisco Chronicle). In the late seventeenth century two young Frenchmen, Ren Sel and Charles Duquet, arrive in New France. Bound to a feudal lord for three years in exchange for land, they become wood-cutters--barkskins. Ren suffers extraordinary hardship, oppressed by the forest he is charged with clearing. He is forced to marry a...

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Zack Simone



Nöter verkligen in budskapet om människans oundvikliga destruktiva kraft att påverka jorden och den starkare underlägsna men viktigaste kreativt etiska kraften hos oss. Historiskt, realistiskt och vackert. Fick mig att vilja leva ett nytt liv, för trädens skull. Trollbunden och gråtfärdig.