Re: Digest Number 19
- Joe Christopher wrote:
>Haven't read any of Sharon McCrumb, but she sure sounds interesting.
> From: Joe Christopher <jchristopher@...>
> Is anyone reading Sharon McCrumb's "ballad series" of (sold-as) mysteries?
> (They probably should be called her Appalachian series.) I just finished
> reading I think the fourth of them: _The Rosewood Casket_ (1996). It has
> the ghost of a child, a woman with second sight, and--oddest of all--a woman
> with a guardian angel who gives her moral advice in sometimes vulgar
> language. Typical of McCrumb's complexity, the latter woman starts out as
> something of a joke (in the presentation) and develops into one of the saner
> characters. I found the book very enjoyable.