The Blue Hour: A Novel

May 1, 2017|
The Blue Hour: A Novel by Richard Teleky
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A contemporary tale which manages that stunning and rare feat – telling a story of human interaction in a way that is universal, revelatory and suspenseful. As fault lines in American society break apart during the spring of 2012, a puzzling death in a small Midwest college town draws a solitary university archivist into an entanglement of shifting realities. Torn between the memory of old bonds and the difficult present, he must confront a mysterious brew of paranoid politics, campus gossip, and an antique-mall subculture that includes the surprise discovery of unknown letters by Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. For this moving story of friendships in crisis, award-winning writer Richard Teleky returns to the narrator of his much-praised novel Pack Up the Moon, now twenty years older and wiser. This is a complex exploration of longing, loss, and the passing of time, ultimately even testing the very nature of friendship itself.
Richard Teleky, a Professor in the Humanities Department of York University, in Toronto, is a critically acclaimed fiction writer, poet, and critic. His books include the novels Winter in Hollywood, Pack Up the Moon, and the award-winning The Paris Years of Rosie Kamin (which received the U.S. Ribalow Prize and was chosen the Vermont B...
Title:The Blue Hour: A Novel
Product dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:May 1, 2017
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550966664

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