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Dingley Falls

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Publisher Comments:

In the sleepy town of Dingley Falls, Connecticut, something funny is going on. Strange forces are pulling together the oddest of couples: a mild-mannered matron and a lascivious avant-garde poet; a sleek headmaster and a shy young curate; a hippie librarian and the wayward daughter of a local tycoon. What's more, mailboxes are being stuffed with shockingly violent hate letters, even as a mysterious ailment takes the lives of perfectly healthy people. Not to mention the strange lights flashing in the depths of the forest...

With a sparkling range of characters who hurtle through an intricate and often hilarious journey, Michael Malone offers a sublime joyride in his classic novel.

Review:

"Witty, intelligent, deeply felt and vividly narrated." New York Times Book Review

Review:

"A wondrous achievement. Malone's novel is as lusty, whimsical, tragic — even as bizarre — as life itself. It's a triumph of the highest order." Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Review:

"Dingley Falls is a wonderful novel, impressive in every way and constantly entertaining. Everything in this book sparkles and rings true." Chicago Tribune

Review:

"If not the Great American Novel...Dingley Falls is surely the Great American Comedy. The two may just be synonymous." St. Louis Post Dispatch

Review:

"A lovable, sprawling, old-fashioned kind of novel, full of energy and gems of characterization." Washington Post Book World

Review:

"Malone has woven a complex tapestry that leaves the reader, at story's end, as stunned and emotionally spent as the reader of Tolstoy's War and Peace." West Coast Review of Books

Review:

"A real accomplishment...Michael Malone has the true narrative gift, the true eye for character in action, and a fluent prose, wrought carefully and well....His Dingley world, with all its tangles, really exists for the reader and stays with him." Robert Penn Warren

Review:

"For craft and knowingness and the provision of a faultlessly wonderful read, there hasn't been a book like it in many, many years. It's a gorgeous accomplishment." Gordon Lish

About the Author

Michael Malone is the author of nine novels, one collection of short stories and two works of nonfiction. Educated at Carolina and at Harvard, he has taught at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and Swarthmore. Among his prizes are the Edgar, the O. Henry, the Writers Guild Award, and the Emmy. He lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with his wife, Maureen Quilligan, chair of the English department at Duke University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402200076
Author:
Malone, Michael
Publisher:
Sourcebooks Landmark
Author:
Malone
Author:
Malone, Erin
Location:
Naperville, Ill.
Subject:
General
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Connecticut
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Hate mail.
Subject:
Anonymous letters
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Humorous
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint ed.
Series Volume:
838-17
Publication Date:
November 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
8.50x5.57x1.59 in. 1.54 lbs.

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Product details 640 pages Sourcebooks - English 9781402200076 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Witty, intelligent, deeply felt and vividly narrated."
"Review" by , "A wondrous achievement. Malone's novel is as lusty, whimsical, tragic — even as bizarre — as life itself. It's a triumph of the highest order."
"Review" by , "Dingley Falls is a wonderful novel, impressive in every way and constantly entertaining. Everything in this book sparkles and rings true."
"Review" by , "If not the Great American Novel...Dingley Falls is surely the Great American Comedy. The two may just be synonymous."
"Review" by , "A lovable, sprawling, old-fashioned kind of novel, full of energy and gems of characterization."
"Review" by , "Malone has woven a complex tapestry that leaves the reader, at story's end, as stunned and emotionally spent as the reader of Tolstoy's War and Peace."
"Review" by , "A real accomplishment...Michael Malone has the true narrative gift, the true eye for character in action, and a fluent prose, wrought carefully and well....His Dingley world, with all its tangles, really exists for the reader and stays with him."
"Review" by , "For craft and knowingness and the provision of a faultlessly wonderful read, there hasn't been a book like it in many, many years. It's a gorgeous accomplishment."
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