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Martin Clark

Originally posted June 2004

Plain Heathen Mischief

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A Baptist preacher finds himself on the wrong side of the law at the outset of Martin Clark's novel. But the question of whether Joel King is actually guilty is not by any means clearcut. Clark, who in his other life is a Circuit Court judge in southern Virginia, certainly knows the kind of people who populate this, his second novel.

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Martin Clark's first novel, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award. His second novel, Plain Heathen Mischief, prompted The Charlotte Observer to call him "a rising star in American Letters." A circuit court judge, he lives in Stuart, Virginia, with his wife, Deana.

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