This superlative work by Sarah Orne Jewett, a late 19th century writer, shows great literary skill, artistry and charm. The Country of the Pointed Firs depicts the close personal and family relationships in a small New England village. In its appreciation of the natural beauty and restorative powers of a small community, it is similar to Thoreau's Walden.
Ahead of its time with an important social message, and written in the careful prose that marked 19th century literature, The Country of the Pointed Firs is an exciting and memorable narrative creation. Download and start listening now!