BOOKS

Legends of the Fall

Jim Harrison

RRP: £8.99

23 March 2017

Published by Grove Press

ISBN: 9781611855234

RRP: £6.99

18 August 2016

Published by Grove Press

ISBN: 9781611859539

New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed writers. The classic Legends of the Fall is Harrison at his most memorable: a striking collection of novellas written with exceptional brilliance and a ferocious love of life.

The title novella, ‘Legends of the Fall’ – which was made into the film of the same name – is an epic, moving tale of three brothers fighting for justice in a world gone mad. Moving from the raw landscape of early twentieth-century Montana to the blood-drenched European battlefields of World War I and back again to Montana, Harrison’s powerful story explores the theme of revenge and the actions to which people resort when their lives or goals are threatened, painting an unforgettable portrait of the twentieth-century man.

Also including the novellas ‘Revenge’ and ‘The Man Who Gave Up His Name,’ Legends of the Fall confirms Jim Harrison’s reputation as one of the finest American voices of his generation.

REVIEWS

Fast pace, enormous narrative power . . . Legends of the Fall stays firmly in the unputdownable class.
Daily Telegraph

Jim Harrison stands high among the writers of his generation. This book is rich, alive, and shatteringly visceral. A triumph.
New Yorker

Compelling . . . beyond question the work of a gifted and accomplished writer.
Washington Post

[Legends of the Fall] may well be the best set of novellas to appear in this country during the last quarter century.
New York Times Book Review

Legends of the Fall signalled that Jim Harrison was a writer who had the goods.
Los Angeles Times

So much American legend is packed into these brief pages that Jim Harrison must be admired as an almost sacred writer.
Chicago Sun-Times