The Cutting Season

The Cutting Season

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In Black Water Rising, Attica Locke delivered one of the most stunning and sure-handed fiction debuts in recent memory, garnering effusive critical praise, several award nominations, and passionate reader response. Now Locke returns with The Cutting Season, a riveting thriller that intertwines two murders separated across more than a century.

Caren Gray manages Belle Vie, a sprawling antebellum plantation that sits between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, where the past… (more)


Noir fiction’s focus on the darker aspects of human nature make it an interesting choice through which to look at history

Attica Locke is an American author. The Cutting Season is her second novel.

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

The Cutting Season does what the best crime fiction is can do: it illuminates our present in the light of our past and explains us to ourselves.

Although The Cutting Season succeeds as a thriller, above all it is a well-crafted warning about the damage wrought – generational, social, romantic – when the past is distorted or denied.

The Cutting Season is a fine novel to follow Black Water Rising, Locke’s smashing debut.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (September 11, 2012)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 3.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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