Three Day Road (book review) Joseph Boyden

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

030811: powerful story weaving together the madness of civilization destroying itself by war, and the end of a way of life, beautifully told by interwoven narratives. it is difficult to imagine any vision of war worse than the slaughter of the great war. it is also an elegy for a way of living that does not ignore its perils, a way of so many generations, disrupted by modernity, by madness, by racism- and there is no escape for the two cree boys who become snipers in the trenches and one goes mad, the other lives to tell the tale...

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