The Secret History Of Twin Peaks: A Novel by Mark FrostThe Secret History Of Twin Peaks: A Novel by Mark Frost

The Secret History Of Twin Peaks: A Novel

byMark Frost

Paper over Board | October 18, 2016

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From the co-creator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years.

The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale. The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.

Mark Frost is an American novelist, screenwriter, director and film producer, best known as a writer for the television series Hill Street Blues and as the co-creator of the television series Twin Peaks.
Title:The Secret History Of Twin Peaks: A NovelFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:368 pages, 9.55 × 7.7 × 1.59 inPublished:October 18, 2016Publisher:Flatiron BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250075580

ISBN - 13:9781250075581


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Excellent Quality, limited information While the detail and quality of this hardcover make this book a must-have for any Twin Peaks fan, it's fairly dense considering the amount of information it actually contains. Minor subplots are resolved, as well as plot threads from the original series. It made for entertaining reading leading up to the Showtime revival.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Twin Peaks Great for any Twin Peaks fan!
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Twin Peaks Great for any Twin Peaks fan!
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting I found the American history bits kind of boring at times, but the rest was great. I believe that all fans of the show should read this. No lie, I cried when they talked about log lady, even more so when I realized that they named her after the actress (her maiden name of Coulson was Catherine Coulson's last name too).
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I'm a huge Twin Peaks fan so this was such a treat for me. Sometimes the book was a bit dull (see: A LOT of American history) but what made up for that was how captivating other parts were (like Hawk's section). I enjoyed how the characters really showed on the pages, through their writing styles as well. I like that we got to read TP's interpretations of The Archivist's information as well. This book has a bunch of easter eggs and definitely adds to the lore and spookiness of Twin Peaks.
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good read A great complement to the TV show - enjoyable read.
Date published: 2017-10-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable Great for fans old and new to the series. Creative format.
Date published: 2017-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needed this. Love everything "Twin Peaks."
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good read Bought it to read on the subway and it was quite enjoyable.
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from yes! To any and all readers of this book I give this simple advice: set aside all preconceptions of what you think this book is or should be. Set aside all expectations and give yourself over to the layer upon layer of mysteries that this book is. 100 different people reading this book will have 100 different interpretations. By now any Twin Peaks enthusiast should know that this is the way things work in the world of Twin Peaks. I won't say more than this for now because there are so many readers who need to discover for themselves.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Loved it! This bought me so much joy!
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK A good supplement to the show
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a great book to own everything was so spot on, and I loved every bit of it. I am so glad I purchased this book some time ago.
Date published: 2017-02-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So Fun Billed as a novel, I was initially disappointed when I saw what appeared to be a hodgepodge of fake documents and news articles. Fortunately, I started reading it anyway and got sucked right in. So fun and fascinating. Can't wait for Twin Peaks to return!
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Misleading Title This book has a handful of anecdotes about Twin Peaks townies set many years before the events of the show (eg. history of the Packard sawmill). However, the majority of the narrative focuses on American conspiracy theories, including Roswell, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Watergate Scandal, with incidental ties to Twin Peaks. I would not consider this a novel or a good Twin Peaks tie in. Check your local library holdings before purchasing this book.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Both strange and wonderful- essential reading for Twin Peaks fans Nothing about Twin Peaks is conventional or orthodox- and this 'novel', written by series co-creator Mark Frost,is no exception. Readers investigate,alongside FBI Agent TP, a mysterious dossier found at a recent crime scene, a dossier which appears to have some relationship to Agent Cooper's investigation of Laura Palmer's murder "many moons ago". The dossier consists of newspaper articles, letters, and running commentary by the Archivist, the mysterious compiler of the dossier, that give a rich history of the town and strange phenomena related to it. The epistolary novel both answers questions fans had at the series conclusion, while also bringing new mysteries to the forefront, hopefully to be investigated further in Twin Peaks return to television this March. Studious readers may find extra clues in the novel itself- for, like the town Twin Peaks, it is full of secrets.
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! This was a gift for my sister who is a big Twin Peaks fan and she absolutely loves it! The book is beautiful and the way it's written makes it even more interesting.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from More to come #plumreview A great way to prime yourself for the (hopefully) glorious return of the television series. This book provides more information without ruining the inherent mystery of Twin Peaks.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Keeps the mystery alive Mark Frost did a great job creating even more mystery for the Twin Peaks universe. The book is beautifully designed and doesn't read like a conventional novel but it is fitting since Twin Peaks is anything but conventional. P.S. get a pair of 3d glasses :)
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent The mystery continues! Twin peaks fans will not be disapointed. Dont forget to grab some coffee and slice of cherry pie
Date published: 2016-10-26