A Thousand Acres Hardback
by Jane Smiley
This powerful twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare's King Lear centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who decides to divide his farm among his three daughters.
When the youngest objects, she is cut out of his will, which sets in motion a chain of events that brings dark truths to light.
Ambitiously conceived and stunningly written, A Thousand Acres spins the most fundamental themes of truth, justice, love, and pride into a universally acclaimed masterpiece.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 456 pages
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 14/11/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781841593821
- Paperback / softback from £7.95