The Devil All the Time

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Harvill Secker, 2011 - Ohio - 261 pages
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'The Devil All the Time' is a hauntingly intense portrait of America and a shattering vision of violence and redemption. Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, it follows a cast of riveting and bizarre characters from the end of the Second World War to the 1960s.

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User Review  - lincolnpan - LibraryThing

Awesome book and beautifully written. Disturbing yet not sadistic, just amazing prose and profile of complex personalities in the Appalachian wasteland. Thoroughly enjoyable. Read full review

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User Review  - Gregorio_Roth - LibraryThing

Ohio, a land of great writers, including Donald Ray Pollock. The book was recommended to me by the Horror Aficionados over there in Good Reads. The book was an original in the field of Southern Gothic ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

DONALD RAY POLLOCK, recipient of the 2009 PEN/Robert Bingham Fellowship, made his literary debut in 2008 with the critically acclaimed short story collection "Knockemstiff." He worked as a laborer at the Mead Paper Mill in Chillicothe, Ohio, from 1973 to 2005.

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