The People in the Trees

A thrilling anthropological adventure story with a profound and tragic vision of what happens when cultures collide--from the bestselling author of National Book Award-nominated modern classic, A Little Life

"Provokes discussions about science, morality and our obsession with youth." --Chicago Tribune

It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young more


496 pages

Average rating: 5.67




Community Reviews

Apr 07, 2023
4/10 stars
Hmmm 2 or 3 stars ... 2 or 3. I’ve landed on 2 because ultimately I wouldn’t suggest others read this book. It still has flavours of the authors incredible skill - flawed 3D characters, numerous moral questions and some beautiful passages of writing - so realistic that at times I was googling things to see if they were factual or not. But it just was not consistent enough. The first 100 pages was a real slog to get through. I ultimately didn’t more

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