Madden has a lyric, a magical tone . . . and he is at his best with dialogue. The words in this novel are very nearly musical. . . . Eastern Kentucky is perhaps not all beautiful, but it is beautifully felt in this novel. Joyce Carol Oates, The Southern Review Cassandra Singing successfully combines crude animal vigor with intellectual force. Maintaining a sure, steady hold on its subject, it takes us into a strange world and brings that world to life. Peter Wolfe, New York Times Book Review Set in the exotic coal ...

Cassandra Singing 1999, Univ Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572330351

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