Southern discomfort as Locke weaves sinister spell

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke. Serpent's Tail, €14. Reviewed by Susan Morrell.

11th November, 2012
Southern discomfort as Locke weaves sinister spell
Attica Locke: a former slave plantation in America's Deep South is the scene for her atmospheric crime-thriller.

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke


Attica Locke departs from her native Texas for the setting of her second novel - the follow-up to the 2010 Orange Prize shortlisted Black Water Rising - and sets her crime thriller-drama hybrid in the steamy Louisiana countryside.

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