Progress

Michael V. Smith


Progress

Progress

  • Title: Progress
  • Author: Michael V. Smith
  • ISBN: 9781770860001
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Paperback



In a small working class town, the building of a dam uproots everyone and everything including the graveyard and those who rest beneath it As the behemoth rises, a worker falls to his death, earning only a moment s pause from his crew before they entomb him in freshly poured concrete The workman s fall is witnessed by Helen Massey, a woman who is no stranger to tragedyIn a small working class town, the building of a dam uproots everyone and everything including the graveyard and those who rest beneath it As the behemoth rises, a worker falls to his death, earning only a moment s pause from his crew before they entomb him in freshly poured concrete The workman s fall is witnessed by Helen Massey, a woman who is no stranger to tragedy ever since her fiance was killed by a roadside bomb in a war torn country overseas But neither the construction nor the imminent death of her town cause as much turmoil as the return of her long lost brother, Robbie, who carries with him the secret that tore their family apart and which unbeknownst to Helen binds their lives together in a profound and unexpected way Progress , the highly anticipated follow up to Michael V Smith s acclaimed debut novel Cumberland , is a stirring story of lives lost and found.


Recent Comments "Progress"

Warning: This Reveiw Contains Spoilers+-A woman makes her annual picnic/visit to her long lost sweethearts grave, but does not even get to eat lunch -on a remote worksite of an enormous development project, a man falls from a rigging, past the astonished eyes of his co-worker below.After a frenzied interval, the work of pouring concrete continues, covering the mans body. He WAS dead,wasn't he? This is not reported but witnessed by a woman idly watching through binoculars.- a man returns to the f [...]

I liked this well enough to go back and read Michael V. Smith's first novel, Cumberland. Interesting plot and well-developed characters with a very subtle handling of the intricacies of family and relationship loyalties and conflicts, including a stab at an attempt to answer that age-old question, when is honesty the right thing and when are you right to withhold information you know will hurt someone you love? More important, how do you decide whether disclosure or withholding is the right thin [...]


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