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Grove Press
Grove Press
Grove Press

Kill Hole

by Jamake Highwater

“An extremely literate compelling fiction about timeless human dilemmas. . . . A Native American answer not only to Kafka’s The Trial but Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice and Albert Camus’ The Plague. Emotionally compelling . . . beautiful, harrowing.” –David Madden, San Francisco Chronicle

  • Imprint Grove Paperback
  • Page Count 224
  • Publication Date December 01, 1993
  • ISBN-13 978-0-8021-3370-0
  • Dimensions 5.5" x 8.25"
  • US List Price $11.00

About The Book

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Praise

“Jamake Highwater, one of the truly visionary writers of our time, has given us a tale for all time: the spiritual journey of an artist from a dying city trapped in the dream world of a desert people and forced to relive his life the only way he can, through the soul-saving grace of his fantastic imagination.” –Phil Cousineau

“An extremely literate compelling fiction about timeless human dilemmas. . . . A Native American answer not only to Kafka’s The Trial but Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice and Albert Camus’ The Plague. Emotionally compelling . . . beautiful, harrowing.” –David Madden, San Francisco Chronicle

“A dark , elegiac modern myth. . . . An original and arresting AIDS allegory.” –Kirkus Reviews

“A compelling and powerful study on disenfranchisement.” –Frontiers

“A rich, mythical gift to modern literature.” –Gay and Lesbian Times

“A richly symbolic story about the power of the imagination in helping an individual confront death and devastation.

” –National Catholic Reporter

‘mixing American Indian folklore with modern literary allusion and interweaving multicultural and mythical themes, Kill Hole is a rich and complex work.” –San Diego Union-Tribune

“Plainspoken, poetic, provocative.” –Library Journal

“An extraordinary achievement . . . defying categorization. It is at once a quest, a tragedy, a political thriller and a cultural meditation.” –The Times Literary Supplement