Equipped with his walking cane, a book of matches, a pair of pretty good shoes, and a tourist brochure, he makes slow progress through a landscape that bears an uncanny resemblance to the America that he thought he had left behind Perdue has been compared to writers from Faulkner to Beckett, and in Fields of Asphodel we are reintroduced to one of our true literary talents and to Leland Pefley, a truly powerful fictional creation.

Fields of Asphodel 2007, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781585678716