Special message to my readers...

THE LAST DICKENS is out in paperback today in the US and Canada! If you haven't had a chance to read it yet, this is a great time to show booksellers support for the book at your local store or online. (You can order a copy here)

If you already have the hardcover, I hope you'll consider picking up the paperback as a gift for someone, and do pass along this email to anyone who might be interested. There is a Readers' Guide in the back of the paperback perfect for book clubs. Your support for the books, as always, means everything.

THE LAST DICKENS, a National Bestseller and an Editor's Choice by the New York Times Book Review, is a literary thriller that begins when Dickens's sudden death leaves his final mystery novel unfinished. His young American publisher James Osgood sets out on a quest from Boston to England to discover how Dickens's novel was going to end, unleashing a real-life puzzle that becomes a matter of life and death.

For those of you who have already read the novel, a companion volume is also out today that you might enjoy: a new edition of Charles Dickens's THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD from Modern Library for which I wrote an introduction and served as editor (more here)

With all my thanks as always!

Matthew
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Read the novel that critics around the world call...

"A genuine whodunit... resonates with our times."
—New York Times Book Review

"Beautifully written and cleverly plotted."
—Globe & Mail

"A plot packed full of incident, coincidences, devious
twists and dramatic set pieces ensures excitement."
—Daily Mail (London)


The Last Dickens  A Novel by Matthew Pearl
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Published on October 06, 2009 10:03 • 100 views • Tags: charles, dickens, matthew, pearl
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Yuelio Menendez :3 I'll go buy mine as soon as I get paid. X3 I would have to endure this until october 14


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