Lock, Norman

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Feast Day of the Cannibals

Easily read as a stand-alone novel, this spectacular work will delight and awe readers with Lock's magisterial wordsmithing.
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The Wreckage of Eden

Bringing the 1840–60s to life with shimmering prose, Lock depicts Robert's emotions as he tries to keep a steady head amid the growing tensions between slave owners and abolitionists and cope with the violence he witnesses and ultimately commits.
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A Fugitive in Walden Woods

Recommended for fans of 19th-century American literature.
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The Port-Wine Stain

An enthralling and believable picture of the descent into madness, told in chillingly beautiful prose that Poe might envy.
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American Meteor

Lock (Love Among the Particles) successfully blends beautiful language reminiscent of 19th-century prose with cynicism and bald, ugly truth. Recommended for most fiction readers.

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