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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
Aug 13, 2019 | 288 Pages
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“A suspenseful murder mystery and a powerful and profound meditation on human existence and how a life fits into the world around it. Novels this thrilling don’t come along very often.”  Publisher’s Weekly (starred)
“Extraordinary. Tokarczuk’s novel is funny, vivid, dangerous and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work.” –Annie Proulx

“Sardonic humour and gothic plot-twists add a layer of macabre rustic comedy.” – The Economist
“One of the funniest books of the year.” – The Guardian

“Tokarczuk’s prescient, provocative and furiously comic fiction seethes with a Blakean conviction of the cleansing power of rage …[An] invigorating combination of the mystical, the vengeful and the domestic…elegantly subversive” – The New Statesman
“A barbed, shrewd, parodic eco-noir.” – TLS Books of the Year

Praise for Flights

“[Tokarczuk] seems to pour the contents of her incandescent mind onto the page…. Some bits read like campfire tales — stories of an inebriated, Moby-Dick-quoting ferryboat captain gone rogue on his daily route, or a foolish prince straight out of Arabian Nights…. Taken all together, Flights has the quality of a dream…. It’s magical: electrifying, strange, and sensationally alive.” —Entertainment Weekly 

“A revelation … Flights is a witty, imaginative, hard-to-classify work that is in the broadest sense about travel…. In this risky, restlessly mercurial book, [Tokarczuk has] found a way of turning…philosophy into writing that doesn’t just take flight but soars.” – NPR’s “Fresh Air”

“Her discerning eye shakes things up, in the same way that her book scrambles conventional forms… Like her characters, our narrator is always on the move, and is always noticing and theorizing, often brilliantly.” —The New Yorker 

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