Argall - eBook
Argall - eBook  -     By: William T. Vollmann
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2002
ISBN: 9781440684173
ISBN-13: 9781440684173

Publisher's Description

In Argall, the newest novel in his Seven Dreams series, William T. Vollmann alternates between extravagant Elizabethan language and gritty realism in an attempt to dig beneath the legend surrounding Pocahontas, John Smith, and the founding of the Jamestown colony in Virginia-as well as the betrayals, disappointments, and atrocities behind it. With the same panoramic vision, mythic sensibility, and stylistic daring that he brought to the previous novels in the Seven Dreams series-hailed upon its inception as "the most important literary project of the '90s" (The Washington Post)-Vollmann continues his hugely original fictional history of the clash of Native Americans and Europeans in the New World. In reconstructing America's past as tragedy, nightmare, and bloody spectacle, Vollmann does nothing less than reinvent the American novel.

Author Bio

William T. Vollmann is the author of eight novels, three collections of stories, a memoir, and Rising Up and Rising Down, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in nonfiction. Vollman's writing has been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Paris Review, Esquire, Conjunctions, Granta, and many other magazines. He lives in California.

Editorial Reviews

"Argall may bring us closer to the truth of America's first interracial romance than a thousand biographies written on the subject." —San Francisco Chronicle

"Readers are likely to come away from this story...appreciating the mordant resonance with writers from Defoe to Conrad." —The Washington Post

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