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Rose and Poe A Fable

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ISBN-10: 1525263269

ISBN-13: 9781525263262

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: Jack Todd

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''Powerful . . . Todd's vivid language is perfectly suited to the epic sweep of his narrative.'' - Publishers Weekly, starred review of Rain Falls Like Mercy Set in mythical Belle Coeur County in a time not too far from our own, Rose & Poe gloriously re-imagines Shakespeare's The Tempest from the point of view of Caliban and his mother. Rose and her giant, simple son, Poe, live quietly on the fringes of their town - tending their goats and working at odd jobs. Prosper Thorne, banished from his big-city law practice and worrying about his fading memory, obsessively watches over his beloved daughter Miranda. When Poe erupts from the forest one day carrying Miranda's bruised and bloody body,…    
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Book details

Publisher:, Limited
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320

Doug Magee has been a photojournalist, screenplay writer, childrenrsquo;s book author, death penalty activist, film producer and director, war protestor, college football player, amateur musician, and the basis of the Aidan Quinn character in Meryl Streeprsquo;s ldquo;Music of the Heart.rdquo; nbsp;This is his first novel.nbsp; He lives in Spanish Harlem with his wife and two teenaged children.nbsp;Jack Todd is the author of the novels Sun Going Down and Come Again No More and the memoir Desertion, which won the Quebec Writer’s Federation First Book Prize and the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction. Visit his website at .