The Locals: A Novel

Editorial reviews

The New York Times : ‘The Locals’ Explores the Tensions Between Townies and Weekenders (August 25, 2017)

“The Locals” is a quietly engrossing narrative that dishes out its food for thought in sly, quotable lines.

BookOxygen : The Locals by Jonathan Dee (August 21, 2017)

From the murky perspective of here and now – summer 2017 – it seems clear that the so-called greatest nation needs to keep a close eye on itself in the mirror while considering its legacies, values and truths. Dee does precisely that. He deserves to be read.

The Guardian : The Locals by Jonathan Dee review – lost in the heart of America (August 16, 2017)

The Locals is first intriguing, then exasperating, and finally rather admirable in its open-ended narrative.

Bookreporter : The Locals (August 12, 2017)

An acute examination of life in a small New England town in roughly the decade after 9/11, it’s social realism or fictional sociology of the highest order.

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