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In the Snow Forest: Three Novellas

3.35 of 5 stars 3.35  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Montana, Wyoming, and the Trinity Alps of northern California are the landscapes of these elegant, rough-hewn narratives where people yearn for grace even as their chances are running out. "Roy Parvin has a sense of what people will do when they have reached their particular limits," says Charles Baxter, "and these wonderful tales are like visions." A recently paroled ex-c...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 17th 2000 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 2000)
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Chris Riley
I loved Parvin's use of metaphors, and in general, his prose. A book worth reading.
Christine Rocca
Pleasantly surprised. Like his style of writing
Jane
Feb 07, 2013 Jane added it
The short story "In the Snow Forest", included in the book by the same title, is a warm insight to a humble mans mind seeking a relationship. I learned how un-complex the makings can be.
Richard
Introspection is not this writers' best suit--the best moments in this book were when characters were interacting with others, but the segments of solitary introspection dragged.
Gary McDowell
Helped me write my own novella. It's a great literary form that's rarely published anymore. That's too bad, in my opinion.
John Nelson
Mar 20, 2011 John Nelson rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: short story fans
A good book. I always enjoy checking out new authors.
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