Nora, Aubert, Orange Prize discussed on Slate's Live at Politics and Prose
The atlantic harper's offers magazine and zoe trope all story among many others her debut novel the tigers wife won the twenty eleven orange prize for fiction and was an international bestseller. Her new book inland takes place in the lawless drop written lands of of the american west. Nora is an unflinching frontiers woman. In the arizona territory awaiting the return of her water seeking husband and feuding older sons and leary is a former outlaw and man haunted by ghosts as he traverses across mexico and the united states by camel learning how nora's larry stories collide is the surprise and suspense events of this novel ron charles of the washington post writes in his review in this country albertus found soil justice fertile for the propagation of myth and the complications of cruelty the unsettling hayes between fact and fantasy an inland is not just a literary effect of aubert's scorgeous pros. It's an uncanny uncanny representation of the indeterminate nature of life in this brutal place of in this place of brutal geography sip slowly and make it it last now. Please join me welcoming auburn..