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Review: A Land More Kind Than Home

User Review  - Florence (Lefty) MacIntosh - Goodreads

A sinister thriller with all the elements you look for in southern gothic. Good versus evil, a tragic morality tale spiced with carnal sin and deceit, its focus the terrible cost to a community when ... Read full review

Review: A Land More Kind Than Home

User Review  - Rick Fisher - Goodreads

I was torn between rating this debut novel by Wiley Cash with 3 or 4 stars. The story is superbly written. And, being from a small town nestled in the foothills of the Applachian mountains of Virginia ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shaun - Goodreads

I abandoned this book at page 100 of 280. It's not god-awful horrible, just didn't do enough for me to warrant more of my time. Felt the writing was a little clunky and unpolished. Also did not like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

A Land More Kind Than Home: The Debut Novel of Wiley Cash Photobucket Wiley Cash Wiley Cash takes his title from the final lines of You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe. The epigraph Cash chose ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeanette - Goodreads

This is probably only the second time I have ever given a debut book 5 stars. But I could not do other. I was enraptured from the beginning to the end. All through the eyes and ears of Jess and yet ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruth Turner - Goodreads

This book dragged me in from the beginning and I read it in one sitting. It's well written, with a cast of wonderful characters. I felt as though I was there with them. It did jump around a bit, which I found a little distracting, but otherwise an excellent read. I loved it! Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Appalachia lite! Cash has a plain, straight-up writing style that has no need for embellishment or detail, which can lead to some pretty bits like: "I knew that real loss isn't something you feel ... Read full review

Review: A Land More Kind Than Home

User Review  - Noeleen - Goodreads

Set in North Carolina, A Land More Kind Than Home tells the story of a small, tight-knit community and the evil that visits them in the form of the church and religion. The story is told from three ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lou - Goodreads

A southern story that holds true to the ways lives were led. Ways family moved, interacted and their beliefs. The story read as if the people, place and events had come from writers such as Faulkner ... Read full review

Review: A Land More Kind Than Home

User Review  - Will Byrnes - Goodreads

The title of the book is taken from Thomas Wolfe's You Can't Go Home Again, referring to death as how we “find a land more kind than home, more large than earth,” so you have to expect some ... Read full review


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