Growth of the Soil (Paperback)

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Those readers are, perhaps, most fortunate who come upon such a book as this without foretaste or preparation. To the mind under spell of an asthetic or emotional appeal, the steps that went to make it, the stages whereby the author passed, are as irrelevant as the logarithms that went to build an aeroplane. Yet it is only by knowledge of such steps that the achievement can be fully understood. The story is epic in its magnitude, in its calm, steady progress and unhurrying rhythm, in its vast and intimate humanity. The author looks upon his characters with a great, all-tolerant sympathy, aloof yet kindly, as a god. - W.W. Worster
Product Details
ISBN: 9781605979229
ISBN-10: 1605979228
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publication Date: July 28th, 2008
Pages: 364
Language: English