Sweetland: A Novel

Sweetland: A Novel

Michael Crummey


The epic story of an endangered Newfoundland group and the struggles of 1 guy made up our minds to withstand its extinction.

The scarcely populated city of Sweetland clings to the shore of a distant Canadian island. Its sluggish decline has eventually reached a head, with the mainland govt supplying each one islander a beneficiant resettlement package deal― the one stipulation being that everybody needs to depart. Fierce and enigmatic Moses Sweetland, whose ancestors based the island, is set to refuse. As one after the other his friends relent, he recollects the town’s rugged background and its eccentric solid of characters. For lovers of The delivery News, Michael Crummey’s prose inspires the legendary, elegant global of Sweetland’s earlier amid a storm-battered panorama haunted via neighborhood lore. In a spare sort that belies “huge emotional intensity and middle” (Celeste Ng, writer of Everything I by no means instructed You), Crummey masterfully weaves jointly the previous and current, growing in Sweetland a miraculous portrait of 1 man’s conflict to outlive as his international vanishes round him.

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