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Praise for South of Broad
"Conroy is an immensely gifted stylist…. No one can describe a tide or a sunset with his lyricism and exactitude."—Chris Bohjalian, The Washington Post
"Conroy writes with a momentum that's impossible to resist."—People, 3 of 4 stars.
"Beautifully written throughout…. Conroy is a natural at weaving great skeins of narrative, and this one will prove a great pleasure to his many fans."—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Conroy is a master of American fiction and he has proved it once again in this magnificent love letter to his beloved Charleston, and to friendships that will stand the test of time."—Bookpage
Praise for Beach Music
"Astonishing . . . stunning . . . the range of passions and subjects that brings life to every page is almost endless." —Washington Post Book World
"Blockbuster writing at its best." —Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Pat Conroy's writing contains a virtue now rare in most contemporary fiction: passion." —Denver Post
"Reading Pat Conroy is like watching Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel." —Houston Chronicle
"Incandescent." —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Grand." —Boston Globe
"Lyrical . . . evocative . . . Beach Music is one from the heart, and it beats with a vibrancy that cannot be denied." —Hartford Courant
"Breathtaking . . . perhaps the most eagerly awaited book of the year . . . a knockout." —Charlotte Observer
"Beach Music attains an almost ethereal beauty." —Miami Herald
"Few novelists write as well, and none as beautifully . . . Conroy's narrative is so fluid and poetic that it's apt to seduce you into reading just one more page, just one more chapter." —Lexington Herald-Leader
"Compelling storytelling . . . a page-turner . . . Conroy takes aim at our darkest emotions, lets the arrow fly, and hits a bull's-eye almost every time." —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
From the Hardcover edition.
PAT CONROY is the bestselling author of The Water Is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, Beach Music, and My Losing Season. He lives in South Carolina.
From the Hardcover edition.
Took me a long time to actually warm to this book -- it's way too long and could have been moved along much faster -- too much time is spent on background and "hazy"... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Jilla Lonsdale
A very intense, and well written book. The story line was both intriguing and thrilling at the same time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Winkles
Very well written account of the City of Charlston with a great plot and excellent character development.Published 14 months ago by alex williamson
Once again, Pat Conroy writes a book where there's a poem on every page! The first Conroy novel I read was "Prince of Tides"... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Blue Dog
Full of descriptions of Charleston that are like paintings with scent,the story keeps tumbling along like a river, taking the reader to unexpected places. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Chaya G.
I have always enjoyed Conway'w writing and often I read sentences over again just to appreciate the structure and vocabulary. This book is wonderful!Published 22 months ago by Elizabeth Taillefer
I love Pat Conroy's novels, so I eagerly dove into this one. It was interesting and very conroyesque!!! Read morePublished on Oct. 27 2011 by catterwally
This is the first book that I have read by Pat Conroy-wonderful!
This was amazing & so true to life, not offensive. We do live in a messed up world. God must cry a lot. Read more
I loved this book. I laughed, I cried, I reflected on love, sexuality,death, and life in general. It was a very satisfying read.Published on Oct. 2 2010 by Charlotte