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RyanR_KCMO made a comment Jul 18 2020
"Like most witch stories, The Mercies puts its characters in unwinnable situations and forces us to experience their terrors and frustrations. Hargrave does this in a beautiful, pensive, quiet tale of strength against adversity and an innate drive ..." Permalink
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After a storm has killed off all the island's men, two women in a 1600s Norwegian coastal village struggle to survive against both natural forces and the men who have been sent to rid the community of alleged witchcraft.
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RyanR_KCMO made a comment Jun 10 2020
"Jericho Brown’s Pulitzer Prize winning collection of poetry, The Tradition, is beautiful and painful at the same time. One of my favorite mechanisms is his use of the Duplex poem. It is a repetitive structure within the poem, lines repeating and ..." Permalink
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WINNER OF THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE FOR POETRY Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award "100 Notable Books of the Year," The New York Times Book Review "By some literary magic--no, it's precision, and honesty--Brown manages to bestow upon even the...
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