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User Review  - brenzi - LibraryThing

I'm a huge fan of historical fiction so when this book came out I was sure I'd like it. However, it had a lot going against it. First of all, its' daunting length-just short of 900 pages of dense ... Read full review

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User Review  - RJRutstein - LibraryThing

I have loved the writing of Peter Matthiessen for years. At Play in the Fields of the Lord was the first of his novels that I read, and it should be a classic (time will eventually tell as I am not ... Read full review

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User Review  - dougwood57 - LibraryThing

Shadow Country is Peter Matthiessen’s reworked rendering of his earlier trilogy of historical fiction relating the life of the brutal Florida pioneer Edgar J. Watson. This version still consists of ... Read full review

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User Review  - flashflood42 - LibraryThing

I haven't quite finished it because the third section seems repetitive but it's a fabulous novel. One never quite knows how to judge Mr. Watson who is seen through many eyes and ultimately tells the ... Read full review

Phenominal Book

User Review  - lovebeach - Overstock.com

I don't write book reviews, as you will be able to tell, but I was prompted to write a review about this book. It was a wonderful book which I understand is a combination of three books that I have ... Read full review

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User Review  - spounds - LibraryThing

Terrific book! A new favorite! Warning: This book is really long. I listened to it as an unabridged audiobook and it was 40 hours long. As much as I am able to read each week, it took me 5 months to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Girl_Detective - LibraryThing

Mathiessen's historicized fictional Edgar Watson is a fascinating character. His story is interwoven with that of the state of Florida and a history of racism at the turn of the last century. The ... Read full review

Review: Shadow Country

User Review  - Nelly - Goodreads

This book is a masterpiece, but don't trust this ordinary reader. Just look at the book jacket and read the quotes from such luminaries as Oates, Bellow, and Dillard. They are in awe of this book and ... Read full review

Review: Shadow Country (Edgar J. Watson #1-3)

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This is the fiction National Book Award winner for this year. Though daunting in size, this book is thoroughly enjoyable and readable. The setting is unique--backcountry Everglades farm communities ... Read full review

Review: Shadow Country

User Review  - emily - Goodreads

I made a big mistake and took a months-long break between the 1st book (Killing Mr. Watson) and books 2 and 3, which may have unfairly taken away from my experience of book 2 (Lost Man's River), which ... Read full review


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