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Review: Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell | Books | The Guardian

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Woodrell, for many years a cult novelist of "country noir" in America, has never achieved the distinction he so richly merits - despite Ang Lee's adaptation of his novel Woe to Live On as the film Ride With the Devil.

Winter's Bone is surely set to change this. It brings us all the satisfactions of crime thriller and mystery: But it takes noir into poetic territory, by subverting the excitements of the genre's violence: Ree sets out to find her father. She starts with her meth-addicted uncle Teardrop and continues to more distant kin, daniel woodrell winters bone trying to talk to the local crime daniel woodrell winters boneThump Milton.

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Milton refuses to see her; the only information Ree comes up with are warnings to leave the situation alone and stories that Jessup died in a meth lab fire or skipped town to avoid the trial.

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