rivals Conrad in his ability to convey the power and oppressiveness of nature as the
-Larry McMurty, New York Times Book Review
Masterpiece...His description of the hurricane's effect on nature stands with the best of
Hemingway, with the Southern flavor of Faulkner."
-Los Angeles Times Book Review
"A good novel
with airtight control. Everything--setting, plot and characterization, whether
major or minor--works and works well."
very, very good...Landscape and weather are crucial to his conception of character...his
descriptions of the murders are extraordinary."
-Chicago Tribune Book World
of a novel...whirls you along breathlessly...Jewels of deft characterization...prose as
sharply honed as Charlie Boy's knife."
-Cleveland Plain Dealer
evokes New Orleans' sights, sounds, smells and summer heat...A splendid tale complete with
vigilantes, car chases, and a killer hurricane that brings the novel to its horrifying
fine novel...in the tradition of Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne."
-New Orleans Times-Picayune
hooked. Ten pages into 'Charlie Boy' and I was hooked until the end. Peter
Feibleman has written an intriguing psychological thriller...bringing an unlikely cast of
characters and the city of New Orleans to full, mysterious life."
distinctive novelist able to command attention...thanks to a strong sense of place and a
persuasive hand at characterization. In 'Charlie Boy' both of these attributes are
impressively in evidence."
-John Barkham Reviews