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“In the Heart of the Dark Wood,” by Billy Coffey - Southern Literary Review
Reviewed by Katie DePoppe This third installment to Coffey’s series (which can be read in any order) once again pulls the reader into the eerie, ethereal terrain of Mattingly, Virginia. A coming-of-age tale at its most simplistic and a dark-night-of-the-soul journey at its core, the novel, although only loosely grounded in Christian orthodoxy, is unapologetically …