Places Far from Ellesmere: Explorations on Site :a Geografýctione
Internationally acclaimed novelist Aritha van Herk takes geography and fiction and creates of them a geografictioneˇa fiction mapped on the lines of geography, a geography following the course of fiction. A new reading of Tolstoy's tragic heroine Anna Karenina and a sojourn at Ellesmere Island come together, and the North becomes an incomparably beautiful place, a living, unread, feminine landscape.
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Review: Places Far from EllsemereUser Review - Susanne - Goodreads
This is of my favorite books. Van Herk does such a superb job capturing a particular place at a particular time it makes you wish you'd been there yourself. I read it when I first moved to Canada, and ... Read full review