A fiery, poetic, hair-raising novel."Bret Israel, Los Angeles Times"
The plot, tawdry in the abstract, is transformed by Woodrell's gallows humour and his rendering of Shug's voice, part Huck Finn, part Holden Caulfield."Bharat Tandon, Times Literary Supplement (U.K.)"
A dark, disturbing beauty of a story . . . Woodrell throws down sentences that will leave you amazed."Charles Frazier, author of Cold Mountain