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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. ...more

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The Law of Dreams

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Carry Me

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Travelling Light

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“Marriage is a mystery.”
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“What you lost weakened you, could kill you. What you wanted kept you going. What you wanted gave you strength.”
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