• “A gothic picaresque that mixes gritty plot and black comedy . . . Gone South is about more than it first appears to be.” —The Wall Street Journal “In Gone South [McCammon] takes a daring leap—with a captivating but calculatedly eccentric fable. . . . Careening plot, jackhammer suspense . . . a real crowd pleaser.” —Kirkus ReviewsGone South is a punch in the gut, a bullet whizzing by the ear.” —The Birmingham News