The Gravedigger

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Chronicle Books, Apr 19, 2007 - Fiction - 256 pages
45 Reviews
"Reminiscent of the work of Luis Alberto Urrea and Gabriel Garca Mrquez (Booklist), this enchanting first novelnow in paperbackwas an Original Voices feature at Borders and a Discover Great New Writers selection at Barnes & Noble. Juan Rodrigo, a gravedigger in a small Andalusianvillage, hears the voices of the dead and tells their stories to the livinga job that turns out to have both rewards and dangers in a magical place where spirits and people coexist harmoniously, and where readers will linger with delight.
 

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Stories within a story are fun to read because of the different narrators. Many of the stories are told second hand, making the reader question them more. My favorite theme from the book is how even ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

Stories within a story are fun to read because of the different narrators. Many of the stories are told second hand, making the reader question them more. My favorite theme from the book is how even ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
11
Section 3
17
Section 4
65
Section 5
69
Section 6
83
Section 7
90
Section 8
137
Section 9
151
Section 10
155
Section 11
232
Section 12
249
Section 13
256
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About the author (2007)

Peter Grandbois lives in Davis, California, and is a professor of Creative Writing and Contemporary Literature at Sacramento State University. This is his first novel.

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