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Sweetland by Michael Crummey
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Jun 13, 2014

really liked it
bookshelves: audiobook

I love Michael Crummey fiction SO much. He's not "selling" Newfoundland to us, his readers, in the descriptions icy wind and damp weather, the desperate remoteness, the cultural "backwardness", the tough living conditions, the lack of jobs, the flagging fish industry, the creepiness of the ocean and landscape is he? And yet…I feel utterly disappointed when I look up from the last page of one of his novels to discover that I'm not actually IN Newfoundland. I feel a sense of grief that I'm not at least from there.
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June 13, 2014 – Shelved
June 13, 2014 – Shelved as: to-read
March 19, 2015 – Started Reading
March 26, 2015 –
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March 26, 2015 –
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March 31, 2015 – Shelved as: audiobook
March 31, 2015 – Finished Reading

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