This book will change the rural noir genre from a popular trend to an established literary mainstay.
The story is told from multiple points of view, but centers on two characters perhaps best described as afraid of success.
Ayres' writing is solid. He deftly reshapes conventions and makes them original. A serious book, there were still passages that made me laugh out loud.
Peckerwood is a lot of fun. Get it. You won’t be sorry.