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Just discovered: thoughts on "Hannah Coulter"

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I have read poetry by Wendell Berry but I have never read any of his fiction. Judging from Hannah Coulter, published in 2004, his prose is like his poetry: lyrical, peaceful, elegiac to farm and country, and spiritually radiant. But quietly so. Berry above all is quiet. Firm and persuasive, but quiet. Like his main characters, who live off the land and for the land and who accept that they are of the land and when dead, will return to the land. READ MORE ...

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