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THE TRAGEDY OF ARTHUR

The Tragedy of Arthur is an emotional and elaborately constructed tour de force from bestselling and critically acclaimed novelist Arthur Phillips, “one of the best writers in America” (The Washington Post).

Its doomed hero is Arthur Phillips, a young man struggling with a larger-than-life father, a con artist who works wonders of deception but is a most unreliable parent. Arthur is raised in an enchanted world of smoke and mirrors where the only unshifting truth is his father’s and his beloved twin sister’s deep and abiding love for the works of William Shakespeare—a love so pervasive that Arthur becomes a writer in a misguided bid for...

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THE SONG IS YOU

Julian Donahue is in love with his iPod.

Each song that shuffles through “that greatest of all human inventions” triggers a memory. There are songs for the girls from when he was single; there’s the one for the day he met his wife-to-be, and another for the day his son was born. But when his family falls apart, even music loses its hold on him, and he has nothing.

Until one snowy night in Brooklyn, when his life’s soundtrack—and life itself—starts to play again. He stumbles into a bar and sees Cait O’Dwyer, a flame-haired Irish rock singer...

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ANGELICA

From critically acclaimed best selling author Arthur Phillips comes a brilliant new novel that is part Victorian ghost story, part literary and psychological puzzle, part meditation on memory and fear.
The novel opens in London, the 1880’s, and the Barton household is on the brink of collapse. Mother, father, and daughter provoke each other, consciously and unconsciously, and a horrifying crisis...

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THE EGYPTOLOGIST

The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips This darkly comic labyrinth of a novel opens on the desert plains of Egypt in 1922, before winding its way from the slums of 1900s Australia to the ballrooms of 1920s Boston, by way of Oxford, the battlefields of the First World War, a royal court in turmoil in 1700 BC, and an idyllic English country house where nothing is quite as it should be....

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PRAGUE

Prague by Arthur Phillips PRAGUE depicts an intentionally lost Lost Generation as it follows five American expats who come to Budapest in the early 1990s to seek their fortune ...
Starting in July 2003, you may hear Arthur Phillips read from his award winning novel; see paperback edition for listing of tour cities and other news...

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