Search Results: "Clyde Edwards"


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The Stowaway by Clyde Edwards
Released: July 13, 2014

"A debut horror novel about demonic possession that breathes new life into an old theme."
In Edwards' debut horror novel, a ship's captain discovers a mysterious orb that gradually infuses him with a malevolent personality. Read full book review >

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SOLO by Clyde Edgerton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2005

"Flying was Edgerton's crazy love, and his story of the affair goes ineluctably from the smitten and folksy to the fraught. File under, 'Icarus.'"
What started with Edgerton (Lunch at the Piccadilly, 2003, etc.) learning to fly airplanes comes full circle through war, then back home to a horizon full of doubts. Read full book review >

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ALMA MATER by Original Clyde Aidoo
Released: March 3, 2014

"A thoroughly unique poetry project."
An unlikely but engaging poetic tour of Midwestern colleges and universities. Read full book review >

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SURVIVAL RATES by Mary Clyde
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1999

"Clyde knows her world well and manages to offer a fair representation of it, but there's a lack of depth to her sketches that make them seen like just that—quick studies."
Decently done but unremarkable debut collection, the recipient of this year's Flannery O—Connor Award for Short Fiction. Read full book review >

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SACRIFICE by Clyde Phillips
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 2003

"Genre goods, competently delivered, but nothing more."
Suspicious billionaires, murderers, and busybody bureaucrats are no match for husband-and-wife detectives Jane Candiotti and Kenny Marks. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT TRAIN by Clyde Edgerton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 25, 2011

"Edgerton's knowledge about music is on full display, as is his understanding of the subtleties of race relations as the Civil Rights Movement picked up steam."
James Brown connects two boys, white and black, in a light novel about North Carolina in the tense 1960s. Read full book review >

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KILLER DILLER by Clyde Edgerton
Released: Feb. 18, 1990

Less ambitious than the tragicomic Floatplane Notebooks (1988), Edgerton's latest is much the better for it. Read full book review >

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LUNCH AT THE PICCADILLY by Clyde Edgerton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 19, 2003

"Underplotted, but with the fast pace, you scarcely notice: another small gem from Edgerton (Where Trouble Sleeps, 1997, etc.)."
For sheer likability it'd be hard to beat Edgerton's affectionate portraits of small-town oddballs in the South. His eighth outing is a breezy comedy, tinged with sadness. Read full book review >

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A CUP OF HEMLOCK by Clyde Curley
MYSTERY THRILLER

"A worthy, suspenseful crime novel set in the world of education."
The clues are few and the suspects are many in this whodunit by Curley (Raggedy Man, 2012). Read full book review >

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THE BIBLE SALESMAN by Clyde Edgerton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 11, 2008

"To the reader's amusement, Henry discovers more about himself, the Bible and the ways of the world than he'd ever anticipated."
The Lord works in humorously mysterious ways in this Southern picaresque teaming a jaded car thief and a young, impressionable Bible salesman. Read full book review >