Young couples gather to participate in an annual 'chainsaw party', cutting down trees for firewood in anticipation of the winter.
A group of men spend a weekend in the wilderness where they grew up, and where some still find themselves trapped.
An ageing environmentalist takes out his frustration and anger on a singular, unsuspecting target.
A woman helps another get revenge against a man whose crime extends to an entire community.
In these ten stories, Nickolas Butler demonstrates his talent for portraying a place and its people with unparalleled tenderness, evoking an American landscape that will be instantly recognizable to readers enchanted by his debut novel, Shotgun Lovesongs.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 11/02/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781447238232