The Forest: A Novel

The Forest: A Novel

Edward Rutherfurd


Book Details:

ISBN: 0345441788
EAN: 9780345441782
ASIN: 0345441788
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 2001-07-03
Number of Pages: 784
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

"AS pleasing AS SARUM AND RUTHERFURD'S different SWEEPING NOVEL OF BRITISH background, LONDON."
–The Boston Globe


"Engaging . . . A sprawling tome that mixes truth with fiction and covers 900 years within the heritage of recent woodland, a 100,000-acre wooded area in southern England . . . Rutherfurd sketches the histories of six fictional households, starting from aristocrats to peasants, who've lived within the wooded area for generations. . . . however the genuine luck is in how Rutherfurd paints his photograph of the wooded enclave with photographs of treachery and violence, in addition to magic and beauty."
–The long island Post

"THE FOREST IS MICHENER informed WITH AN ENGLISH ACCENT."
–St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"TALES of affection AND HONOR, DECEIT AND VIOLENCE, INHERITANCE AND LOSS."
–San Jose Mercury News

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Edward Rutherfurd

Author Description: Francis Edward Wintle, top identified less than his pen identify Edward Rutherfurd, used to be born within the cathedral urban of Salisbury. knowledgeable in the neighborhood, and on the universities of Cambridge, and Stanford, California, he labored in political learn, bookselling and publishing. After a number of makes an attempt to write down books and performs, he eventually deserted his profession within the publication alternate in 1983, and again to his early life domestic to put in writing SARUM, a old novel with a ten-thousand 12 months tale, set within the sector round the historical monument of Stonehenge, and Salisbury. 4 years later, whilst the publication used to be released, it turned an rapid foreign bestseller, final 23 weeks at the ny occasions Bestseller checklist. when you consider that then he has written 5 extra bestsellers: RUSSKA, a singular of Russia; LONDON; THE woodland, set in England's New wooded area which lies within reach Sarum, and novels which conceal the tale of eire from the time ahead of Saint Patrick to the 20 th century. His books were translated into twenty languages.

Edward has lived in London, big apple, New Hampshire and eire. He at present divides his time among New England and Europe. He has children.

Edward Rutherfurd is a lifestyles Member of the buddies of Salisbury Cathedral, the Salisbury Civic Society, and the buddies of Chawton residence, that is situated in Jane Austen's village and devoted to the examine of girls writers. he's additionally a consumer of the nationwide Theatre of eire (the Abbey Theatre) in Dublin.

In 2005, the town of Salisbury honored his companies to town by way of naming one of many streets top off its medieval marketplace position 'Rutherfurd Walk'.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16204

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