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Peter Behrens

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Peter Behrens is author of three novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (Steerforth/Random House); THE O'BRIENS (Pantheon), and CARRY ME (forthcoming Feb 2016, from Pantheon (US) & Anansi (Canada)). Also 2 collection sof short stories, NIGHT DRIVING (Macmillan) and TRAVELING LIGHT (Astoria). Behrens held a prestigious Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University. He was born in Montreal and is currently a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.

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The Law of Dreams

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Carry Me

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Travelling Light

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Cox could be clunky, Coz could be peevish, Coz could be racist, but he writes well about ambition and organizations.
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“Marriage is a mystery.”
Peter Behrens, The O'Briens

“What you lost weakened you, could kill you. What you wanted kept you going. What you wanted gave you strength.”
Peter Behrens, The Law of Dreams

“Sooner or later everyone disguises themselves and where they have been and what they have done.”
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