The Cove: A Novel

The Cove: A Novel

Ron Rash


“Set in the course of international conflict One, The Cove is a unique that speaks in detail to today’s politics. superbly written, difficult, uncooked, uncompromising, totally new. Ron Rash is a writer’s author who writes for others.”
—Colum McCann

“Ron Rash is a author of either the darkly appealing and the unfortunately actual; The Cove solidifies his acceptance as considered one of our very best novelists.”
—Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of Empire Falls

Here is a powerful story that captures the wondrous fantastic thing about nature and love—and the darkness of superstition and fear—from one in all America’s most fun modern novelists. With The Cove, Ron Rash, writer of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Serena, returns to the Appalachian milieu he has formerly so memorably evoked. A two-time O. Henry Prize winner for his brief fiction—and recipient of the 2010 Frank O’Connor foreign tale Award and the 2010 SIBA e-book Award for his tale assortment Burning Bright—Rash can count on extra honors for The Cove, a singular that brilliantly explores usually harmful notions of patriotism in the course of wartime. This tale of a love affair doomed within the emerging turmoil of WWI resonates powerfully in today’s global.

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