The White Devil: A Novel

Paperback | July 10, 2012

byJustin Evans

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“Evans is so good at nail-biting narrative.” —WashingtonPost
 
“[A]crackling literary mystery. . . . Harrow itself contains Shirley Jackson levelsof gloomy passages and dark secrets. Smart, scary, sexy, and gorgeously writtento boot.” —Booklist (starredreview)
 
Joe Hill’s Horns meets Donna Tartt’sThe Secret History in this bold new thriller from Justin Evans, authorof the critically acclaimed A Good and Happy Child. Whenseventeen-year-old Andrew Taylor is transplanted from his American high schoolto a British boarding school—a high-profile academy for the sons of England’sfinest—his father hopes that the boy’s dark past will not follow him fromacross the Atlantic. But blood, suspense, and intrigue quickly surround Andrewonce again as he finds himself struggling with a deadly mystery left unsolvedby a student from Harrow School’s past—the enigmatic poet Lord Byron.

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“Evans is so good at nail-biting narrative.” —WashingtonPost “[A]crackling literary mystery. . . . Harrow itself contains Shirley Jackson levelsof gloomy passages and dark secrets. Smart, scary, sexy, and gorgeously writtento boot.” —Booklist (starredreview) Joe Hill’s Horns meets Donna Tartt’sThe Secret History in this bold new thrill...

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Sex, Death, and Boarding SchoolWhen seventeen-year-old Andrew Taylor is transplanted from his American high school to a British boarding school—the English, hypertraditional, all-boys Harrow School—he finds his past mistakes following him, with an added element of horror: visions of a pale, white-haired boy from Harrow's past. Either A...

Justin Evans, the author ofA Good and Happy Child, is a digital media executive in New York City, where he lives with his wife and their two children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.86 inPublished:July 10, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061728284

ISBN - 13:9780061728280

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The White Devil is part ghost story, part murder mystery, part coming-of-age tale, part romance. It’s a delightful cocktail. Justin Evans’ writing is crisp, his storytelling vigorous, his sense of the uncanny pitch perfect. And he’s written a wonderfully creepy book.”