Book recommendation: ‘Black Water Rising’ by Attica Locke

`[An] atmospheric, richly convoluted debut novel… deeply nuanced…’ –Janet Maslin, New York Times

‘What a ride! Black Water Rising is a superlative debut’ –James Ellroy

‘Black Water Rising is a stylish, involving literary thriller with a strong emphasis on human politics and character.’ –George Pelecanos

‘This is an authentic, atmospheric debut that burns with an entirely reasonable anger.’
–Val McDermid

‘The most impressive crime debut I’ve read this year’ –Marcel Berlins, The Times

`Attica Locke’s first book is a winner’ –Literary Review

`A truly gripping read’ –The List

‘The most impressive crime debut I’ve read this year’ –Marcel Berlins, The Times

`Propels this young, African-American writer into the upper stratum of crime fiction’ –Colin Fowler, FT

Available from Amazon.co.uk

March 7, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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