In "The Diviners," Morag Gunn, a middle aged writer who lives in a farmhouse on the Canadian prairie, struggles to understand the loneliness of her eighteen-year-old daughter. With unusual wit and depth, Morag recognizes that she needs solitude and work as much as she needs the love of her family. With an afterword by Margaret Atwood.
"Mrs. Laurence's novel] is both poetic and muscular, and her heroine is certainly one of the more humane, unglorified, unpolemical, believable women to have appeared in recent fiction."--"The New Yorker"
Series: Phoenix Fiction S.
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 1st January 1974
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.8 x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.43