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Harvest – Jim Crace – [Book Review]

A book about peasant folk dealing with a change in management is not the kind of thing I generally would pick up, but Jim Crace is such a splendid writer, I’m glad I gave it a go.

Harvest, Jim Crace
Found in Arun Rass, a guesthouse in Kep, Cambodia

Set in an unspecified – but irrefutably English – rural landscape, the story tells the tale of a wheat farming community coming to the end of a harvest, and a change that ravages the farm within seven days. Continue reading Harvest – Jim Crace – [Book Review]