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The Flood - Michael McDowell
The Flood
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1st US edition paperback fine
1st US edition paperback fine
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780380814893 (0380814897)
ASIN: 380814897
Publisher: Avon Books
Pages no: 189
Edition language: English
Series: Blackwater (#1)
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5.0 The Flood (Blackwater 1) by Michael McDowell
When a deluge floods a small Alabama town, it leaves something more than river mud behind.....something unexpected.And so begins the saga of the Caskey family, in an atmospheric tale of pure, unfiltered Southern Gothic; smooth as moonshine and slicker than red river mud. McDowell blends small town l...
beishir rated it
5.0 The Flood
"The Flood" is a classic Southern Gothic tale and a great introduction to McDowell's "Blackwater" series.Set in 1919 Perdido, Alabama, the mysterious Elinor seemingly emerges from floodwaters with no past and no proof other than her word of who she is or where she has come from. She establishes hers...
LaytonReads rated it
5.0 The Flood
This is my fifth Review Month review.Does anyone else remember that great romp of a soap opera, Dark Shadows from the 60s and early 70s?I've always loved that show, even though I wasn't exactly around when it originally aired. Every episode had deliciously cheesy dialogue and I think the series had ...
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Readings and Ramblings rated it
I really did like this book, but at the end there was a major instance of frustration. There is a new school teacher in town and even though the townspeople don't know it, it is made clear to the reader that she is supernatural. What are the range of her powers? What are her motives? Those are quest...
wbebout rated it
4.0 Michael McDowell's Blackwater I: The Flood
I call this first novella historical fiction with a supernatural twist. While not what I expected, I found this a good read. We will see how the rest of the series goes.
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