Inland: A Novel Audiobook (Free)
NEW YORK Situations BESTSELLER • The bestselling writer of The Tiger’s Wife results with “a bracingly epic and imaginatively mythic journey over the American Western world” (Entertainment Regular).
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In the lawless, drought-ridden about Inland: A Book lands from the Arizona Territory in 1893, two extraordinary lives unfold. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the come back of the men in her life-her husband, who has truly gone in search of drinking water for the parched home, and her elder sons, who’ve vanished after an explosive discussion. Nora is definitely biding her period with her youngest kid, who is convinced that a inexplicable beast is certainly stalking the property around their home.
Meanwhile, Lurie is certainly a former outlaw and a guy haunted by spirits. He sees lost souls who would like something from him, and he discovers reprieve from their longing in an unforeseen relationship that inspires a momentous expedition over the West. The way in which Lurie’s death-defying trek at last intersects with Nora’s plight is the surprise and suspense of the brilliant novel.
Mythical, lyrical, and sweeping in scope, Inland is usually grounded in true but little-known history. It showcases all of Téa Obreht’s talents as a article writer, as she subverts and reimagines the common myths of the American West, producing them entirely-and unforgettably-her very own.
Praise for Inland
“As it should be, the landscaping from the West itself is a character, thrillingly rendered throughout . . Here, Obreht’s simple but rich prose catches and luxuriates in the West’s beauty and sudden menace. Remarkable inside a novel with such a sprawling cast, Obreht also offers a poetic touch for writing complex and precise character descriptions.”-The NY Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice)
“Beautifully wrought.”-Vanity Good
“Obreht is the kind of writer who can forever change the way you look at a issue, simply through her forces of explanation. . . . Inland can be an ambitious and beautiful work about a lot of things: immigration, the afterlife, responsibility, guilt, marriage, parenthood, revenge, all of the streets and waterways that resulted in America. Miraculously, it’s also a page-turner and a secret, as well as a like letter to a camel, and, like a camel, improbable and splendid, something to happily puzzle at first and consider your breath apart at the end.”-Elizabeth McCracken, O: The Oprah Magazine