Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead (Polish: Prowadź swój pług przez kości umarłych) is a 2009 novel by Olga Tokarczuk. Originally published in Polish by Wydawnictwo Literackie, it was later translated to English by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and published in 2018 by the British independent publisher Fitzcarraldo Editions. The book received a wider release in 2019 when it was published in the United States by Riverhead Books on 13 August 2019. A portion of the English translation was originally published in Granta in 2017.The novel was shortlisted for the 2019 International Booker Prize. Antonia Lloyd-Jones' translation was also longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature. Tokarczuk was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature two months after the novel's US release.

The 2316th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 75th on The 100 best books of the 21st century (The Guardian)

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Paperback 105920 $13.21 $8.41 2019
Drive your Plow over the Bones of the Dead Paperback 48166 $7.80 $7.30 2019
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Hardcover 2911 $17.17 $15.00 2019
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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Paperback 36446 $12.86 $11.96 2020