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Brought to The Ice Shirt William T Vollmann continues his hugely original fictional history of the clash of Indians and Europeans in the New World It is years ago and the Black Gowns French Jesuit priests are beginning their descent into the forests of Canada eagerly seeking to convert the Huron and courting martyrdom at the hands of Fathers and.

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Fathers and CrowsPDF/EPUB ² the rival Irouois Through the eyes of these vastly different peoples particularly through those of the grimly pious Father Jean de Brebeuf and the Indian prophetess Born Underwater Vollmann reconstructs America's past as tragedy nightmare and bloody spectacle In the process he does nothing less than reinvent the American novel as well.

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  • Nathan "N.R." Gaddis

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsAnd when are you going to Huronia Is your ambition as dead as your sex life Here it is page 403 my plot or less in place all destruction finally ready to happen and what about the poor Jesuits sidelined again You’re their friend and this is their book and you You count beaver skins for De Monts William the Blind Fathers and Crows is our Second Dream of the American landscape of a history which is better not to tell told us by William the Blind our Dreamer of these landscapes which we see around us covered over with pavement but once and still in our Dream Under the pavement ourselves William T Vollmann has undertaken a series of historical novels in which to describe a symbolic history of the North American continent upon whose lands The People encountered possessors of Iron Power an encounter whose result is our inheritance The history is vetted and true Liberties taken and who will not take liberties in a Dream are confessed even should that confession reuire burning In the


  • Geoff

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and Crowswhere the stream of time opens up and pours into the great endless ocean mist rises through the spangled air like reversed rain or is that bright brume the souls of the saved soaring to PARADISE and indeed thundering clouds are there on earth bellowing from pools where the stream of time commingles with the ocean so that earth is sky and sky is earth for if we have come to the end of the stream of time then it must be the end of the world; so we can only ascend toward its source that is our only choice; and at the end of the world the air is filled with the roar of rushing gusts from the mouth of Aeolus who kills us when he speaks but being dead already this is of little conseuence to us; at the end of the world the ocean encircles earth and in its depths the serpent Jörmungandr sits swallowing its own tail and waiting to destroy shallops that have been c


  • Jonathan

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and Crows because what they did they did for love of something bravely doing what worldly minds must call insane actions Without them the disasters would probably have happened anywayIt is a very delicate path to tread to feel pity respect and even at times admiration for people whose actions beliefs and justifications you find abhorrent WTV has the skill the intelligence and the compassion to stay beautifully upon that path I salute his achievement The Personal and the Universal It is impossible to explicate to illuminate my response to this text without some explanation or appropriately exploration of the links between its subject matter and the events of my lifeThere are two primary intersections Canada and the Native American peoplesFirstly and most simply my connections to Canada are as an Englishman deeper than would be expected Not only is my wife a born and bred Vancouverit


  • Jack Waters

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and Crows“This book is dedicated against all dogmatists and their armies Whoever they are I cordially wish them a warm stay in Hell” from the author’s dedicatory pageWilliam the Blind dictating through William T Vollmann


  • Tobias

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsI don't know how he does it There is nothing sane about this cycle not its composition its contexts its history its themes its half and fully crazed inhabitants not by any ordinary measure its author not even the damn experience of reading it I read this like a madman for 12 hours a day and held on for dear life as everything in it died The mailman better hurry the hell up with the rest of my dreams before I have nightmares


  • Tony

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsThe French come to Acadia to uebec to New France But there are people already there The People The People have beaver skins and Paris is fashion The French have Iron and the People have enemies Natural trade partners you’d think Except the Iron People also bring smallpox; and they also bring religion So along with the soldier the adventurer and the governor come the Black Gowns How to tell this story where both sides are certa


  • Richard

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsFathers and Crows sat on my shelf mocking me for about five years after my first attempt There was even a layer of dust on the top that I had to polish off with a rag I backtracked to about halfway through because I could barely remember anything fr


  • Larou

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsThe second of Vollmann’s Seven Dreams Fathers and Crows takes up than the twice the number of pages than The Ice Shirt did and deals chiefly with the Jesuits’ attempt at converting the natives of French Canada during the first half o


  • Chris Via

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsO Sainte Kateri Tekakwitha please do help me to review this in such a way as to express appropriately its worthVideo review ‪


  • Michael

    CHARACTERS Fathers and Crows 107 Fathers and CrowsNaturally any book of this size is an invitation to a masochist's ball and the masochistic algolagnic fetishization of suffering is the component that reuires the scale of Fathers and Crows to be so vast Repetition is the key to suffering crawling bac