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The Cottagers: A Novel

2 Ratings: 1.0
A book by Marshall Klimasewiski

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Author: Marshall Klimasewiski
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co. (June 17, 2007)
3 reviews about The Cottagers: A Novel
review by . March 30, 2009
The Cottagers
    (3.5 rating) East Sooke, Vancouver Island, is the exotic setting for a disturbing novel that begins with an idyllic vacation for two young academic couples, Samina and Nicholas, Laurel and Greg, who come together, along with Samina and Nicholas's small daughter, Hilda, for a month in an impressive natural setting, their elegant cottage an island of seclusion from the frantic pace of their lives. There is a natural divide between the natives and "the cottagers", most notable …
review by . August 06, 2007
The Cottagers is an aggravating book to read. The delicate intricacy with which it was build spins out of hand and the reader get taken on a journey of words...how many words does it take the writer to describe what happens in this story? Apparently too many because my head was spinning and half way though the book I was ready to give up. Instead of building up his plot the author takes his time to throw in his own life philosophies about everything into each paragraph, breaking the velocity of …
review by . June 24, 2007
East Sooke, Vancouver Island, is the exotic setting for a disturbing novel that begins with an idyllic vacation for two young academic couples, Samina and Nicholas, Laurel and Greg, who come together, along with Samina and Nicholas's small daughter, Hilda, for a month in an impressive natural setting, their elegant cottage an island of seclusion from the frantic pace of their lives. There is a natural divide between the natives and "the cottagers", most notable in the acerbic observations of a local …
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