An Exile's Perfect Letter - A Novel - Larry Mathews

An Exile's Perfect Letter - A Novel - Larry Mathews

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In An Exile’s Perfect Letter, the sequel to Larry Mathew’s The Artificial Newfoundlander, sixty-two-year-old English professor Hugh Norman is simply going through the motions on his way to retirement. But when he learns of f long-lost friend’s sudden death, and then shockingly discovers a dead body in a city park, Hugh is compelled to deal with resurfacing memories, a cast of eccentric characters, and a police detective who has taken a sudden interest in his life.

With its flawless sense of comedic timing and Hugh Norman’s consistently entertaining interior monologue, An Exile’s Perfect Letter is a sharp-witted look at how we create meaning amid the turmoil of random events. This is an elegy for lost youth, a send-up, a love letter, and a portrait of a man coming of age all over again.