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The Long Home by William Gay
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it was amazing

“It grew darker still and the world blurred and vanished in blue murk, then a cold December moon cradled up out of the apple orchard and hung like a corpse candle over the haunted wood.”

William Gay’s THE LONG HOME is full of passages like that, the types of passages I long to write myself. This was my first time reading William Gay, and I plan to read more of his work for sure.

Fans of William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor and Ron Rash would do well to read William Gay.
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Reading Progress

January 3, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
January 3, 2019 – Shelved
January 19, 2020 – Started Reading
January 25, 2020 –
page 100
38.91% "So far it has EVERYTHING: dancing chickens, bootlegging, old men sitting on porches in the rain, people getting shot in the eye. Golly, do I love me some poetic hard scrabble Southern Gothic literature!"
January 30, 2020 –
page 148
57.59%
February 14, 2020 – Finished Reading

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