Our Souls at Night

Kent Haruf (http://www.whiting.org/awards/winners/kent-haruf#/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Haruf) was an award winning writer from Colorado. This posthumously published novel explores mature love in small-town America. Like all his work, the prose is precise and calm but the emotional strength is very affecting. Addie Moore lives in the small town of Holt, Colorado. One day she pays an unexpected visit to a neighbour, Louis Waters. Her husband has died years ago, as has the wife of Louis. In such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie had been quite fond of Louis’s wife. His daughter lives hours away in Colorado Springs, her son even farther away in Grand Junction. Addie and Louis have long been living alone in houses now empty of family, the nights terribly lonely, especially with no one to talk with. Maybe there is time to reach out and find a human connection again.


Enquire at your local library or consult http://www.amazon.co.uk/Our-Souls-Night-Kent-Haruf/dp/1447299353/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1448893445&sr=8-1&keywords=our+souls+at+night  for full bibliographic detail.


192 pages in Picador

First published 2015

ISBN 978-1447299356



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