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While every great novel makes the reader feel as though they have been let in on a great secret, there is an added layer of intimacy to a novel written in epistolary form. The very nature of peering in, of being allowed to see what is usually hidden, creates a bond between the characters in… Read More »
Tags: A Tale for the Time Being, Carrie, Dear Committee Members, Griffin & Sabine, Julie Schumacher, Lionel Shriver, Max Brooks, Nick Bantock, Priya Parmar, Ruth Ozeki, Stephen Chobsky, Stephen King, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Vanessa and Her Sister, We Need to Talk about Kevin, World War Z
In the milieu of crime writing, there is no shortage of horror. The pain and suffering that humans are capable of heaping upon one another knows no bounds, and if it feels like we are almost edging up to one, authors seem to be able to mine their imaginations (or news archives) for something that… Read More »
Tags: Alias Grace, Burial Rites, Caught, Hannah Kent, Harlan Coben, House Rules, J.T. Ellison, Jodi Picoult, Lie to Me, Margaret Atwood, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, Stephen King, The Green Mile
Writers are obsessed with villains. From the obvious enemy to the subtle rogue, villains add a depth to a story rarely plumbed by the hero. Their personalities are as intriguing as their acts, and their motivations, however sinister, are often what keep us turning pages as readers. As much as we may cringe at their… Read More »
Tags: Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, Ken Kesey, Misery, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Patricia Highsmith, Stephen King, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games, The Silence of the Lambs, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Thomas Harris