Wow. This review—broken down with separate sections for plot, dialogue, characterization, etc.—is by far the longest, most comprehensive critique of Brambleman that I’ve seen. I appreciate the time and effort Melinda Le Baron spent on it. She writes:
Brambleman is a book with a lot of imagination, a lot of history and a lot of thought put into it. The author has previously written factual historic texts regarding racism in the South. This is his version of prose—a poor, beleaguered white newspaper editor and writer who marries into the absolute wrong family, and the events that transpire because of it. They live in the Atlanta, Georgia of today, but to God, time doesn’t matter at all. Read more and find out what I mean.
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