Birnam Wood : The Sunday Times Bestseller by Eleanor Catton 9781783784288

Birnam Wood : The Sunday Times Bestseller


In the remote wilderness of Birnam Wood, a utopian commune has blossomed amidst the towering trees—a refuge for free spirits, dreamers, and those seeking to escape the harsh realities of the modern world. But when a billionaire's revolutionary scheme to rewild the landscape collides with the community's idyllic existence, a gripping psychological drama unfolds. Eleanor Catton's kaleidoscopic novel explores the intricate web of human motivations, the clash between wealth and idealism, and the harrowing consequences of trying to do good in an unequal world.

Eleanor Catton is the acclaimed author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries. With Birnam Wood, she cements her reputation as a master storyteller, weaving a taut psychological thriller that probes the depths of the human psyche. Catton's lyrical prose and nuanced characterizations will captivate readers from the first page to the shocking conclusion.

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