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The Maytrees

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It began when Lou Bigelow and Toby Maytree first met. He was back home in Provincetown after the war. Maytree first saw her on a bicycle. A red scarf ... Show synopsis

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  • The Maytrees (Harperluxe) – Trade paperback (2007)
    by Annie Dillard

    The Maytrees

    Trade paperback, Harperluxe
    2007
    English
    Large type / large print.
    243 pages

    ISBN: 0061285307
    ISBN-13: 9780061285301

    Toby Maytree first sees Lou Bigelow on her bicycle in postwar Provincetown, Massachusetts. Her laughter and loveliness catch his breath. Maytree is a Provincetown native, an educated poet of thirty. As he courts Lou, just out of college, her stillness draws him. Hands-off, he hides his serious wooing, and idly shows her his poems. In spare, elegant prose, Dillard traces the Maytrees' decades of loving and longing. They live cheaply among the nonconformist artists and writers that the bare tip of Cape Cod attracts. Lou ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 3.500
ebwhite

Annie Dillard

by ebwhite on Nov 26, 2009

Dillard has been a favorite for many years. Often elusive and always challenging as a mystic should be, her writing provides moments of startling illumination, "candles struck momentarily in the dark" as Virginia Woolf stated. The Maytrees only adds to her oeuvre, a poetic tale of bonds, loss and overwhelming human passion to overcome individual obsessions with compassion and understanding.

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Francesca

Special taste

by Francesca on Feb 7, 2008

I think you must have to have a special taste in order to appreciate this, and I am lacking in that kind of insight. It is more myth than novel, more poetry than narrative. Its characters are stylized rather than naturalistic, and it reminded me of the morality plays I studied in English Lit. It is not at all like her only other novel, The Living, which was long and almost Victorian. The plot involves a love that transcends infidelity; the emotional environment tends to perhaps the 60's. If you are very into Annie Dillard, you might like it, but it is not your usual book

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