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Matthew Pearl


The Poe Shadow
2006

The Dante Club
2003
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Find on the web: www.matthewpearl.com

This book starts in 1947, which was where I initially wanted to go. We meet a group of characters (it's an ensemble piece)... What the novel then does is to move backwards in time. We move back to 1944 to the drama of war, back to 1941, ultimately, and that movement takes us back through those characters' emotional journeys, and then covers their secrets and the connections between them.

- Sarah Waters
The Night Watch


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

"Casual Power" by Sherry Maysonave

"Bad Publicity" by Jeffrey Frank

"Black" by Christopher Whitcomb
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