[PDF / Epub] ✅ Winter's Tale By Mark Helprin – Heartforum.co.uk New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that c New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that can check its vitality One night in winter, Peter Lake, orphan and master mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress like mansion on the Upper West SideThough he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home Thus begins the love between Peter Lake, a middle aged Irish burglar, and Beverly Penn, a young girl, who is dyingPeter Lake, a simple, uneducated man, because of a love that, at first he does not fully understand, is driven to stop time and bring back the dead His great struggle, in a city ever alight with its own energy and besieged by unprecedented winters, is one of the most beautiful and extraordinary stories of American literature.
Mark Helprin belongs to no literary school, movement, tendency, or trend As many have observed and as Time Magazine has phrased it, He lights his own way His three collections of short stories A Dove of the East and Other Stories, Ellis Island and Other Stories, and The Pacific and Other Stories , six novels Refiner s Fire, Winter s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Memoir From Antproof Case, Freddy and Fredericka and, In Sunlight and In Shadow , and three children s books Swan Lake, A City in Winter, and The Veil of Snows, all illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg , speak eloquently for themselves and are remarkable throughout for the sustained beauty and power of their language markhelprin.
- 748 pages
- Winter's Tale
- Mark Helprin
- 04 July 2018 Mark Helprin