North Woods

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When a pair of young lovers abscond from a Puritan colony, little do they know that their humble cabin in the woods will become the home of an extraordinary succession of human and inhuman characters alike. An English soldier, destined for glory, abandons the battlefields of the New World to devote himself to apples. A pair of spinster twins navigate war and famine, envy and desire. A crime reporter unearths a mass grave – only to discover that the ancient trees refuse to give up their secrets. A lovelorn painter, a sinister conman, a stalking panther, a lusty beetle: as each inhabitant confronts the wonder and mystery around them, they begin to realise that the dark, raucous, beautiful past is very much alive.

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‘Daniel Mason’s latest novel is one of those rare books that truly deserves the description “spellbinding” ‘, Observer

‘Extraordinary characters . . . a tour de force’ Independent, Best Books for Autumn

‘Epic . . . weaves a Cloud Atlas-style narrative of humanity under pressure and nature under threat’ Guardian, 2023’s Biggest Books

FOUR CENTURIES. A SINGLE HOUSE DEEP IN THE WOODS OF NEW ENGLAND.

A young Puritan couple on the run. An English soldier with a fantastic vision. Inseparable twin sisters. A lovelorn painter and a lusty beetle. A desperate mother and her haunted son. A ruthless con man and a stalking panther. Buried secrets. Madness, dreams and hope.

All are connected. The dark, raucous, beautiful past is very much alive.

Exhilarating, daring and playful, NORTH WOODS will change the way you see the world.

‘A monumental achievement . . . I loved it’ Maggie O’Farrell

‘Ambitious, alive, and lush with generosity . . . an immersive sprint through time’ Tess Gunty

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Dimensions 24 × 15.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

352

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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