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Michael Hurley

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in Baltimore, The United States


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Michael Hurley is an American novelist, memoirist, and essayist. He calls Charleston, South Carolina home, but he is currently on an extended tour throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he studied English at the University of Maryland and law at St. Louis University.

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The Vineyard

3.90 avg rating — 112 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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The Prodigal

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Once Upon a Gypsy Moon: An ...

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Letters from the Woods: Loo...

3.79 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Hurley's Journal

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2015
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oct11-picofthemonthNews from London, 4 February 2016. . . It is finished! At exactly 2:20 p.m. today, I typed the last keystroke of my latest novel, The Passage. It is 94,626 words and 378 pages in all. For the sake of comparison, that’s roughly as long as The Hobbit (95,022 words) and twice as long as The Great Gatsby (47,094 words). Of course, if literary greatness were measured in ink, the Code... Read more of this blog post »
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The Prodigal by Michael  Hurley
"Sometimes, and only some rare times I stumble across a book that defies description. Suffice it to say that certain chapters caused a swift and sharp intake of breath. Others had me shaking my head and mouthing, "No, no don't do or say that" to th..." Read more of this review »
The Vineyard by Michael  Hurley
"This book pulled me in from the very beginning. It was hard to put down! I love that it's up to the reader to come to their own conclusions about Enoch. I'm hoping there will be a sequel!"
The Vineyard by Michael  Hurley
"good book. my mom won it on goodreads and let me borrow it. I enjoyed the vivid characters and complex storyline."
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“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
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“That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence”
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