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AMANDA COPLIN. The Orchardist

TheOrchardistAMANDA COPLIN. The Orchardist. HarperCollins. Hardcover, eBook, $26.99, $9.99, www.harpercollins.com.

Amanda Coplin’s beautifully written debut novel explores themes of loneliness and desire against the beguiling backdrop of turn-of-the-century rural Oregon, where a reclusive farmer quietly tends his fruit trees until the outside world intrudes in the form of two pregnant girls fleeing violent abuse.