Best Reviewed: Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead


Olga Tokarczuk’s latest novel, Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead, is a finalist for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize, and currently has a 4.3 rating on Amazon, and a 3.97 rating on Goodreads.

“A brilliant literary murder mystery.” –Chicago Tribune

“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

A deeply satisfying thriller cum fairy tale, Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead is a provocative exploration of the murky borderland between sanity and madness, justice and tradition, autonomy and fate. Whom do we deem sane? it asks. Who is worthy of a voice?

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Back Cover Copy of Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead:

In a remote Polish village, Janina devotes the dark winter days to studying astrology, translating the poetry of William Blake, and taking care of the summer homes of wealthy Warsaw residents. Her reputation as a crank and a recluse is amplified by her not-so-secret preference for the company of animals over humans. Then a neighbor, Big Foot, turns up dead. Soon other bodies are discovered, in increasingly strange circumstances. As suspicions mount, Janina inserts herself into the investigation, certain that she knows whodunit. If only anyone would pay her mind . . .

About Olga Tokarczuk:

Olga Tokarczuk is a Polish writer, essayist, activist and public intellectual who has been described as one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful authors of her generation. In 2018, she won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights, becoming the first Polish writer to do so.

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