First Published: 2009


Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Author: Author Olga Tokarczuk

Summary :
Polish existential thriller
Original Language:
English 2020

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Date first read: Fri 22nd Oct 2021
Catalogued: 22nd Oct 2021


Janina, in her 60s, lives alone on a high plateau near the forest in Poland. The village is mostly inhabited by summer visitors and Janina is closer to animals than the few other loners around in winter. She studies astrology, teaches English at the local primary school, and helps her friend Dizzy translate the works of William Blake - a mutual passion..

When her dogs disappear her investigation leads nowhere until one of her neighbours chokes on a deer bone (from hunting or poaching) and dies.


The Uses of Astrology and Empathy

by rogerco on Fri 22nd Oct 2021.

In the end there is no real surprise, but getting there is a good trip. 

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