Rhodes''s long-awaited new novel turns an unblinking eye on an array of eccentric characters and situations. The setting is Words, Wisconsin, an anonymous town of only a few hundred people, but under its sleepy surface, life rages.
In recent novels, which have been called "hypnotic," "stunning," and
"exhilarating," David Markson has created his own personal genre. In this new work. The Last Novel, an elderly author (referred to only as "Novelist") announces that since this will ...
In 1940, tragedy forces Lou, her little brother Oz, and
their invalid mother to leave New York and move to the mountains of southwestern Virginia to live with their great grandmother, Louisa Mae Cardinal, but a climatic courtroom battle ...