• The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley

The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley

Title:The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley
Author:Jane Smiley
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN 10:000223419X
ISBN 13:9780002234191
Number of Pages:576
Year Published:

Book Summary

Set in medieval Greenland, this novel recounts the history of a community plagued with rivalries and feuds, famines and battles with Eskimos. Although the story centres on a woman's struggle in exile, the main theme of the book is the decay and ultimate destruction of a civilization. Jane Smiley has also written the novels Paradise Gate, Duplicate Keys and The Age of Grief.

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