Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Cove: A Novel by Ron Rash

Set in Appalachian North Carolina The Cove ‘s main characters, siblings named Laurel and Hank live in a remote harbor during World War I. Everyone in the area feels there is something wrong with the people who live in the remote harbor called The Cove. They tolerate Hank, but reject Laurel who they have decided is a witch. Laurel on the other hand just wants to live her life but when a stranger named Walter appears Laurel feels this is her chance to be known as something other than the witch. The book captures the look and feel small town life in that era and place. 4 Stars

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