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I'm nearly half-way through this book. The language is fantastic. The characters are very slowly developing - some better than others. I'm interested enough to want to know more about them.
Famous for The Heart is a Lonely Hunter it did not occur to me that she had written anything else. Until this popped up on my Instagram feed. Apparently it's her final novel. And what a novel it is! Set in the American South, in a small town run by white people just around the time when segregation was being abolished. It concentrates on the lives of four men : J T Malone, a middle-aged pharmacist, John Clane an elderly judge whose mind is beginning to wander, Jester grandson of the judge and closet homosexual - all of whom are white - and Sherman a blue-eyed mix-raced black m