Death Comes for the Archbishop - eBook  -     By: Willa Cather
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Death Comes for the Archbishop - eBook

Vintage / 2011 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Vintage
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9780307805225
ISBN-13: 9780307805225
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Willa Cather's best known novel; a narrative that recounts a life lived simply in the silence of the southwestern desert.

BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather. 

Editorial Reviews

“A truly remarkable book . . . Soaked through and through with atmosphere . . . From the riches of her imagination and sympathy Miss Cather has distilled a very rare piece of literature. It stands out, from the very resistance it opposes to classification.”—NEW YORK TIMES“The most sensuous of writers, Willa Cather builds her imagined world as solidly as our five senses build the universe around us.”—Rebecca West“[Cather’s] descriptions of the Indian mesa towns on the rock are as beautiful, as unjudging, as lucid, as her descriptions of the Bishop’s cathedral. It is an art of ‘making,’ of clear depiction—of separate objects, whose whole effect works slowly and mysteriously in the reader, and cannot be summed up . . . Cather’s composed acceptance of mystery is a major, and rare, artistic achievement.”—from the Introduction by A. S. Byatt


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