In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods

In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods

Matt Bell


during this epic, legendary debut novel, a newly-wed couple escapes the busy confusion in their fatherland for and almost-uninhabited lakeshore. They plan to stay there easily, to fish the lake, to catch the within sight woods, and construct a home upon the airborne dirt and dust among the place they could increase a relations. yet as their each being pregnant fails, the child-obsessed husband starts off to rage at this new global: the song-spun gadgets one way or the other created by way of his wife's attractive making a song voice, the large and sentient undergo that ideas the beasts of the woods, the second one moon weighing down the material in their starless sky, and the labyrinth of reminiscence dug into the earth underneath their house.
 
This novel, from one among our most fun younger writers, is a strong exploration of the bounds of parenthood and marriage—and of what occurs while a marriage’s luck is measured completely via the youngsters it produces, in any other case the sorrow that marks their absence.

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