North Woods


Author: Mason, Daniel Published 19/09/2023 | Hardback
240 x 162 x 32 | 606g

ISBN: 9781399809283 Category:

‘Epic . . . weaves a Cloud Atlas-style narrative of humanity under pressure and nature under threat’ Guardian, BOOKS OF THE YEAR’A little piece of magic’ Sunday Independent, BOOKS OF THE YEAR’Enthralling . . . A timely musing on what and who are lost to history’ The Economist, BOOKS OF THE YEAR’Truly outstanding’ Mail on Sunday’Mason teases out the joy and meaning in the sometimes small lives of his characters. North Woods has been heaped with praise and hype, and deservedly so. This is a book that treats life as a miracle and demands the proper awe from its readers’ Antonia Senior, The Times ‘This is a time-spanning, genre-blurring work of storytelling magic . . . The only constants are the land and Mason’s genius’ Washington Post ‘Daniel Mason’s latest novel is one of those rare books that truly deserves the description ‘spellbinding’ ‘ Observer’A tapestry at once intimate and epic’ TLS’Extraordinary characters . . . a tour de force’ Independent, Best Books for Autumn FOUR CENTURIES. A SINGLE HOUSE DEEP IN THE WOODS OF NEW ENGLAND. A young Puritan couple on the run. An English soldier with a fantastic vision. Inseparable twin sisters. A lovelorn painter and a lusty beetle. A desperate mother and her haunted son. A ruthless con man and a stalking panther. Buried secrets. Madness, dreams and hope.

All are connected. The dark, raucous, beautiful past is very much alive.

Exhilarating, daring and playful, NORTH WOODS will change the way you see the world.

‘A monumental achievement’ Maggie O’Farrell’Ambitious, alive, and lush with generosity . . . an immersive sprint through time’ Tess Gunty

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