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|News. .Online Reviews | Too Beautiful to Die | Song of Night | Fire in the Canes|
- Too Beautiful To Die
"Too Beautiful to Die is an exciting, action-packed,
visually descriptive, fast-moving, and witty tale that kept me on the
edge of my seat."
“More than just a mystery. Gives
life and depth to Brooklyn, a voice to Caribbean rhythms and migration.
Brings energy and vitality to the African-American mystery genre.”
"Too Beautiful to Die is an exciting,
action-packed, visually descriptive,fast-moving, and witty tale that kept
me on the edge of my seat."
News - Song of Night
“Since women got to know each other so well during
the women’s movement, it’s rare that a male author can write
a female character well enough to convince female readers. . . But Glenville
Lovell does the finest job of getting inside a woman’s psyche since
Roddy Doyle wrote The Woman Who Walked into Doors. . .similar in sophisticated
execution to works by Morrison and Nabokov.”
Glenville Lovell’s darkly powerful second novel .
. .[is] as compromisingly
“A haunting Greek tragedy, transplanted in a Barbados
fishing village. . . Song of Night has the intimacy of a folktale and
the pacing of drama.”
“Song of Night is a complex, emotional story that
soars because of the power of Lovell’s storytelling.”
“This is a complex novel by a talented writer who
has a strong Caribbean
“Lovell’s mastery of language and his compassion
for all his characters
News - Fire in the Canes
"Caribbean stories are often filled with magic and
"Snuggle up in your most comfortable spot when you
start reading Fire
"[A] notable debut. . .richly descriptive. . .it promises
"[An] impressive first novel . . .a skeptical, even
ironical, narrative voice.
"A spirited tale of post-slavery West Indies . . .
an effective evocation of
"A fascinating epic, full of lively characters, Caribbean
"First novelist Lovell joins the ranks of such writers
of magic realism as