The Country of the Pointed Firs
And, the Dunnet Landing StoriesLarge Print - 2011
The highlight of Sarah Orne Jewett's career was The Country of the Pointed Firs, a tightly crafted narrative of a summer visit to a small town on the coast of Maine. The narrator is a writer who comes to the fictional town of Dunnet Landing in search of solitude but instead finds herself drawn into the town's rhythms. She's adopted into a loose-knit group of women who tell stories about the town and the eople who inhabit it.
The Dunnet Landing stories consist of The Queen's Twin, A Dunnet Shepherdess, The Foreigner, and William;s masterpiece, The Country of the Pointed Firs.