Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Book Analysis)

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Book Analysis)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, which tells of Abraham Lincoln?s visits to the graveyard where his young son Willie has just been buried. As well has mourning his son?s premature death, Lincoln wrestles with his conflicting feelings about the Civil War, which at that time was an unpopular and seemingly futile endeavour. Meanwhile, Willie is trapped in a transitional realm between life and death, surrounded by a vividly drawn cast of spirits who refuse to accept their fate and doggedly cling to the world of the living. Lincoln in the Bardo is George Saunders? first novel, and won the Man Booker Prize in 2017.

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Publication date
May 19, 2019
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