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The Overstory (Random House UK Ltd)

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Artikelnummer: 9781784708245

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 A wondrous, exhilarating novel about nine strangers brought together by an unfolding natural catastrophe. & #8216 Really, just one of the best novels, period& #8217 Ann Patchett An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. A hard-partying undergraduate in the late 1980s electrocutes herself, dies, and is sent back into life by creatures of air and light. A hearing- and speech-impaired scientist discovers that trees are communicating with one another. An Air Force crewmember in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan. This is the story of these and five other strangers, each summoned in different ways by the natural world, who are brought together in a last stand to save it from catastrophe. & #8216 It& #8217 s not possible for Powers to write an uninteresting book& #8217 Margaret Atwood & #8216 It& #8217 s a masterpiece& #8217 Tim Winton & #8216 Radical and exciting& #8217 Jessie Burton & #8216 Breathtaking& #8217 Barbara Kingsolver & #8216 Dazzlingly written& #8217 Robert Macfarlane

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