ISBN 10: 0007212267 / 0-00-721226-7
ISBN 13: 9780007212262
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Publication Date: 2006
'¬~What gives this novel its resonance is Erdrich's extraordinary ability to create not an approximation of the past but something that seems like a living, breathing evocation of it. It is a book of powerful, poetic images, in which myth and reality elide'¬¦the novel leaves behind an indelible impression.' Guardian'¬~Erdrich may soon come to be recognised as a writer possessed of greatness'¬¦Nanapush is a creation of the highest imaginative calibre.' The Times Literary Supplement'¬~There is no one else writing the kind of novel that Louise Erdrich does. She depicts the rural poor, and the heritage and present of the dwindling American Indians with an audacity and passion that continually surprise.' New Statesman'¬~The author captures the passions, fears, myths and doom of a living people, and she does so with an ease that leaves the reader breathless.' New Yorker'¬~Louise Erdrich's gift for vivid descriptive writing is everywhere in evidence, and many of the episodes are almost blinding in their hallucinatory brilliance' New York Review of Books'¬~artfully sifts the miraculous through the mundane' New York Times Book Review'¬~lapidary, poetic prose'¬¦dazzling storytelling powers'¬¦powerful scenes of dreamlike intensity.' New York Times'¬~She draws her people with all the compassion and intelligence of an angel'¬¦There is rich music in it, lucid phrasing, line by line.' Washington Times'¬~Fleur Pillager is one of the most haunting presences in contemporary literature'¬¦Tracks may be the story of our time.' Los Angeles Times
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