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Pearl, Matthew

Overview
Works: 84 works in 391 publications in 9 languages and 15,851 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Poetry  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction  Artists' books  Biographical fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PS3616.E25, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Matthew Pearl
Publications by Matthew Pearl
Most widely held works by Matthew Pearl
The Dante Club : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
51 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,416 libraries worldwide
Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of an elite group of literary geniuses secretly working on America's first translation of "The Divine Comedy" in 1865, puts his career on the line when he teams up with outcast police officer Nicholas Rey in an attempt to find a killer who is patterning his crimes on descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's "Inferno."
The Poe shadow : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,528 libraries worldwide
In 1849 Baltimore, following the death of Edgar Allan Poe, Quentin Clark discovers that Poe's final days had been marked by a series of bizarre, unanswered questions and launches his own investigation to resolve the mystery of Poe's death
The last Dickens : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,325 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind
The technologists : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,084 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1868. The Civil War is over but a new war has begun, between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all. But a fiery cataclysm throws Boston Harbor into chaos, and a mysterious catastrophe devastates the heart of the city. Is it sabotage by scientific means? The first graduating class at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is thrown into turmoil by bizarre phenomena that cause instruments to inexplicably spin out of control, challenging enterprising students to protect lives while combating Harvard rivals
The Poe shadow by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
In 1849 Baltimore, following the death of Edgar Allan Poe, Quentin Clark discovers that Poe's final days had been marked by a series of bizarre, unanswered questions and launches his own investigation to resolve the mystery of Poe's death
The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 886 libraries worldwide
The members of the Dante Club fight to keep a sacred literary cause alive, but their plans fall apart when a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge. Only this small group of scholars realizes that the gruesome killings are modeled on the descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's Inferno. With the lives of the Boston elite and Dante's literary future in America at stake, the Dante Club members must find the killer before the authorities discover their secret. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes and an outcast police officer named Nicholas Rey, the first black member of the Boston police department, must place their careers on the line to end the terror. Together, they discover that the source of the murders lies closer to home than they ever could have imagined
The technologists [a novel] by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1868. The Civil War may be over, but a new war has begun, one between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all and to open the doors of opportunity to everyone. But bizarre catastrophes soon envelop the Boston area. Is it sabotage by scientific means or nature revolting against man's attempts to control it?
The last Dickens a novel by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1870. When James Osgood receives word that literary master Charles Dickens has passed, he sends his clerk Daniel Sand to retrieve the author's final, yet unfinished novel with hopes that the book will resuscitate his failing publishing company, Fields & Osgood. However, when Sand turns up dead with the manuscript missing, Osgood, along with Sand's older sister Rebecca, travel to England to capture the killer and fetch Dickens' elusive novel
The murders in the Rue Morgue : the Dupin tales by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Contains three mystery stories by nineteenth-century American writer Edgar Allen Poe in which detective C. Auguste Dupin investigates crime and murder in and around Paris
El club Dante by Matthew Pearl( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
The New York Times Bestseller Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno. Only an elite group of Americans first Dante scholars (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J. T. Fields) can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer
Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Unlike every known translator before him, Michael Palma re-creates Dante's masterpiece in all its dimensions, without emphasizing some aspects over others, rendering Inferno into contemporary American English while maintaining Dante's original triple rhyme scheme. The result is a translation that can be appreciated for its literal faithfulness and beautiful poetic form, accompanied by facing-page Italian and explanatory notes
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Moving from a sedate cathedral town to London's sordid opium dens, the mystery of who killed the vanished Edwin Drood, or if he was actually killed at all, is finally resolved
El último Dickens by Matthew Pearl( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind
La sombra de Poe by Matthew Pearl( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The technologists a novel by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1868. The Civil War may be over, but a new war has begun, one between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all and to open the doors of opportunity to everyone. But bizarre catastrophes soon envelop the Boston area. Is it sabotage by scientific means or nature revolting against man's attempts to control it?
De schaduw van Poe by Matthew Pearl( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Een jonge advocaat gaat in het Baltimore van 1849 op zoek naar de waarheid omtrent de dood van zijn idool, de schrijver Edgar Allan Poe
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Moving from a sedate cathedral town to London's sordid opium dens, the mystery of who killed the missing Edwin Drood, or if he was actually killed at all, is finally resolved
Il circolo Dante by Matthew Pearl( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Italian and held by 49 libraries worldwide
While Boston scholars work on an American translation of the Divine Comedy and struggle with a rival group who believes that Dante's "foreign superstitions" should be kept away from the American public, a series of murders based on Dante's descriptions of Hell's punishments ravage the Boston and Cambridge campuses
Ai lun po an ying by Matthew Pearl( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Le cercle de Dante : roman by Matthew Pearl( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1865. Dans une société marquée par les ravages de la guerre civile, quatre érudits travaillent à la traduction de la "Divine comédie" de Dante. Quand on découvre qu'une série de meurtres ressemblent aux supplices des damnés dans le chant de "L'enfer", ils sont soupçonnés. Les quatre amis décident donc de mener l'enquête en utilisant leur connaissance du poème de Dante. Premier roman
 
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Alternative Names
Perl, Mėtʹi︠u︡
Perl, Mėtʹy, 1976-
Pērls, Metjū
P'ŏl, Metʻyu
パール, マシュー
Languages
English (202)
Spanish (40)
Italian (11)
French (8)
Dutch (5)
Catalan (4)
Chinese (3)
German (2)
Korean (1)
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