Winter's Bone
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Winter's Bone

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Amid the harsh landscape of the Ozark Hills, sixteen-year-old Ree is taking care of her mother and two brothers. Her father has put their house up as bail and if he doesn't show up at court it'll be sold from under them. To save her family she needs to track him down but in a community riven with long-running feuds getting answers isn't easy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 14mm | 153g
  • Sceptre
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • None
  • 0340897988
  • 9780340897980
  • 25,048

Review Text

It brings us all the satisfactions of crime thriller and mystery...The beauty lies in the loveable and wholly believable character of Ree Guardian
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Review quote

'Brutal, violent and completely gripping' * Independent on Sunday * 'Reading this will make you feel that you walk on very, very thin ice, and know that chaos is very, very close. Such knowledge has many consequences, one of them is exhilaration.' * Niall Griffiths, Observer * 'Woodrell throws down sentences that will leave you amazed.' * Charles Frazier * 'Woodrell is a marvellous writer' * Roddy Doyle * A suspicion grows that you are reading the sort of book D.B.C Pierre's Vernon God Little might have been, had it been five times as keenly observed and deeply felt * The Times * It brings us all the satisfactions of crime thriller and mystery...The beauty lies in the loveable and wholly believable character of Ree * Guardian *
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About Daniel Woodrell

Daniel Woodrell was born in the Missouri Ozarks, where he still lives. He left school and enlisted in the Marines the week he turned seventeen, and received his BA at the age of twenty-seven. He also has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is the author of eight novels including Winter's Bone, the film of which was nominated for four Oscars in 2011, Woe to Live On, the basis for the film Ride with the Devil directed by Ang Lee, and Tomato Red, which won the PEN West Award for fiction in 1999. Five of his novels have been selected as New York Times Notable Books of the year. His most recent novel was The Maid's Version, published by Sceptre in 2013.
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Rating details

24,814 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 29% (7,269)
4 42% (10,482)
3 21% (5,279)
2 6% (1,398)
1 2% (386)
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