Set in a sleepy town in South Alabama during the Great Depression in the 1930s, this is a multi-layered story which dissects the white and black communities of the American South. Told with gentle humour, it focuses on religious turpitude and the ambivalence of adult morality.
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"Someone rare has written this very fine novel, a writer with the liveliest sense of life and the warmest, most authentic humour. A touching book; and so funny, so likeable" ( Truman Capote)
" There is humour as well as tragedy in this book, besides its faint note of hope for human nature; and it is delightfully written in the now familiar Southern tradition" ( Sunday Times)
"Her book is lifted...into the rare company of those that linger in the memory..." ( Bookman)
'No one ever forgets this book'
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