The Rifles by William T. Vollmann
When Sir John Franklin defies the warnings of native peoples and embarks on his fourth Arctic voyage in the 1840s, his journey ends in tragedy in a novel of America's ongoing tragedy of greed, ignorance, and violence.
The 1774th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 26th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)