Kent Haruf

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 27th Feb '14


Following the astonishing Plainsong and Eventide, this is Kent Haruf’s third novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, Colorado.

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Shortlisted for the Folio Prize’Unforgettable’ – Anne Tyler’Stunningly original’ – GuardianOne long last summer for Dad Lewis in his beloved town, Holt, Colorado. As old friends pass in and out to voice their farewells and good wishes, Dad’s wife and daughter work to make his final days as comfortable as possible, knowing all is tainted by the heart-break of an absent son. Next door, a little girl with a troubled past moves in with her grandmother, and down town another new arrival, the Reverend Rob Lyle, attempts to mend strained relationships of his own.Utterly beautiful, and devastating yet affirming, Kent Haruf’s Benediction explores the pain, the compassion and the humanity of ordinary people.

Additional information

Weight 0.194 kg
Dimensions 17 × 130 × 197 mm
Page Count 272