Doug Marlette’s latest book gets good review from Washington Post

Perhaps telling stories comes naturally for natives of the Magnolia State because the storytelling material there is as rich and deep as the topsoil that covers the broad expanse of the Delta.In his second novel, “Magic Time,” Doug Marlette shows that he knows a good Mississippi story when he sees one.  He also weaves the best details of each little story into a single big one, demonstrating a grasp of the cultural mind-set of the state as well the conflicts it can impose on its inhabitants and expatriates.As I’ve reported before, this is Doug’s second fictional novel.

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