Little

Little [Ebook] ➩ Little ➿ David Treuer – Undercostruction.eu Poverty Has Always Been Than Three Wind Battered Homes And An Old Catalina That Doubles As A Bedroom It Sits On A Barren Landscape That Was Once Peppered With One Hundred Year Old Pines And Now Houses As Many Mysteries As It Does Lives Jeannette, Duke, And Ellis Were The First To Make Poverty A Home They Are The Guardians, The Ones Who Remember What Was Once Taken From Them Chapter By Chapter, As Each Character Takes Up The Narrative, We Learn About The Way Life Is Lived On This Indian Reservation Here Rumors Swirl Like The Snow Drifts That Alter The Landscape In The Bitter Winter It Was The Snow That First Brought Them Donovan, The Boy Who Acts As Caretaker For Little, The Strange Younger Brother Who Was Born With Fused Claws For Hands All Through His Short And Enigmatic Life Little Had Only One Word You.

  • 2.2
  • 1798
  • English
  • 19 March 2017
  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • 1555972314
  • Little
  • David Treuer

10 thoughts on “Little

  1. shawn says:

    This is Treuer s first book He s gone on to write among other things a truly visionary contemporary novel The Translation of Dr Apelles and has made a name for himself as trying hard to redefine the idea of Native American writing and its place in the world.His first novel is short or unfocused on plot, but he was clearlyconcerned with the craft It still has a ways to go, but this is definitely a worthwhile read Very descriptive Successful in conveying the particularities of p This is Treuer s first book He s gone on to write among other things a truly visionary contemporary novel The Translation of Dr Apelles and has made a name for himself as trying hard to redefine the idea of Native American writing and its place in the world.His first novel is short or unfocused on plot, but he was clearlyconcerned with the craft It still has a ways to go, bu...

  2. Penny says:

    I liked this book mostly because of Treuer s writing style his use of language is beautiful.The tone, though, is grim, grim, grim, to the point where it almost becomes absurd For example, there is a scene where the butchering of a cow is described from the perspective of a child who has the wrong temprament for farm life This scene was so over the top bleak that it made me laugh, which is probably not what Treuer had in mind.Still, it s engaging if you give it a chance and stay with it for a I liked this book mostly because of Treuer s writing style his use of language is beautiful.The tone, though, is grim, grim, grim, to the poi...

  3. Jo Stafford says:

    I read Treuer s two other novels before I read Little, his first The writing here is not as well crafted as in his later novels, but it is still graceful and moving Treuer s description of the young priest Paul s life on the Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota had me feeling Paul s loneliness The bonds that tie the small Objibwe community are explained through multiple voices, jumping back and forth in time, each voice distinct and each person ...

  4. Ashlyn says:

    Treuer s characters are resilient, funny, and they frequently stun me into heartache This is his first, and an experimental novel of sorts using multiple storytellers The shifts in perspective can be confusing, although I found the rat...

  5. Paddy says:

    Started off great, love the writing but encountering different voices characters as the protagonist for each chapter did me in When a house became a character, I chucked it Read The Translation of Dr Apelles, however.

  6. Katerina says:

    So, I read this for a class The beginning was extremely confusing, but other than that, I really enjoyed the book The only reason it isn t in my ultimate favorites shelve is because of the way Little died That was just stupid And confusing.

  7. Marti says:

    beautifully written but very difficult passages about the treatment of children not recommending this to sensitive parents.

  8. Allison says:

    I ve read this book twice and plan to read it again after I finish Truer s Rez Life currently reading Little is on my top 25 modern fiction list.

  9. Eli Brooke says:

    Told in chapters by distinct, believable voices from a range of very different narrators True to life in a way that could be depressing but is ultimately uplifting Lyrically written.

  10. Nicole says:

    I loved his writing style and imagery, but would have appreciated acoherent narrative andanswers to some questions.

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