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Justin Evans is a digital media executive based in New York City where he lives with his family. He received a BA in English from Columbia University and a MBA in Finance from NYU Stern. His first novel, A Good and Happy Child, was named a Best Book of 2007 by the Washington Post, was translated into six languages, and optioned by a major film studio. Justin attended Harrow School for one year at the end of the eighties.

Write to Justin at justin@justinevans.com.

Providence Journal gives The White Devil props!


http://artsblog.projo.com/2011/06/new-thrillers-cover-history-and-ter.html


"The White Devil" (Harper Collins, 368 pages, $24.99) Justin Evans' daring tale of an American ne'er-do-well teenager adrift in the famed English boarding school Harrow, reads like "A Separate Peace" with murder thrown into the mix.


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“dream interpretation were ways of converting our little personal miseries into big robust myths”
Justin Evans, A Good and Happy Child

“Festina lente. You know what that means?"
Hurry slowly."
Bene." He smiled.
-A Good & Happy Child”
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“[...] and I said to myself: Aha. George used to have a way of coping."
"When?" I said, confused. "You mean, when I was a kid?"
"Have you ever heard," you said, "of the idea of the shadow self?"
Sure, I told you. It was one of the Jungian archetypes—one of the symbols of the collective unconscious. That was pretty much all I remembered from college.
"Not bad. Do you know what function it plays, in analysis?" you asked. I shook my head. You continued. "The shadow is a frequent figure in dreams. It can appear as a kind of doppelgänger; an evil twin. It embodies our repressed desires. The dark stuff. The shameful stuff. The you-want-to-fuck-your-mother stuff." (48)”
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