London: Picador, 2015
273 pp., $9.99 (Kindle)
Author’s note: This review contains spoilers.
The Revenant by Michael Punke is a work of historical fiction inspired by the real-life escapades of frontiersman Hugh Glass. It tells the story of Glass’s epic quest for revenge against his comrades who left him for dead in the wilderness. Through Glass’s struggle, The Revenant illustrates man’s capacity to persevere in the face of incredible odds. . . .