Reviews

  • Entirely winning ... A probing novel about a youngster with an unlimited gift for creating fantasies in a Southern town ... Rarely has emotional turbulence been so delicately conveyed

    The New York Times
  • The greatest prose writer that the South produced ... She has examined the heart of man with an understanding that no other writer can hope to surpass

    Tennessee Williams
  • Of all the Southern writers, she is the most apt to endure

    Gore Vidal