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Critical Praise

"Part domestic drama, part supernatural thriller, Maine's unsettling retelling of Noah and the ark feels as realistic and suspenseful --- really! --- as any modern tale."

——Time Out New York

"A brilliant, kaleidoscopic analysis of the situation...Though the ending is already written, Maine enlivens every step toward it with small surprises...A story of faith and survival (think thousands of years earlier with a much larger cast of characters), this debut is a winner."

——Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Hilarious and illuminating...Maine's storytelling is as human as it is divine, a sensitive overhaul of one of literature's greatest adventures, one that young Japheth presciently calls 'a Hell of a story to tell the grandkids.'"

——LA Times Book Review

"Envisions the events in Noe's life with awe and realism, and with a voice that is clear, distinct, and (remarkably, under the circumstances) dry....An elegant, inventive book, and in no way a cynical one."

——The New York Times