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Pearl, Matthew

Overview
Works: 70 works in 545 publications in 19 languages and 17,767 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Thrillers (Fiction)  Guidebooks  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Novels 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Editor
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 )
144 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 19 languages and held by 3,650 libraries worldwide
In 1865 Boston, an elite group of American Dante scholars, including Oliver Wendell Holmes and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, is called upon to solve a series of murders inspired by scenes in Dante's "Inferno."
The Poe shadow : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
90 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 2,499 libraries worldwide
Baltimore, 1849. The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave. The public, the press, and even Poe's own family and friends accept the conclusion that Poe was a second-rate writer who met a disgraceful end as a drunkard. Everyone, in fact, seems to believe this except a young Baltimore lawyer named Quentin Clark, an ardent admirer who puts his own career and reputation at risk in a passionate crusade to salvage Poe's. As Quentin explores the puzzling circumstances of Poe's demise, he discovers that the writer's last days are riddled with unanswered questions the police are possibly willfully ignoring. Just when Poe's death seems destined to remain a mystery, and forever sealing his ignominy, inspiration strikes Quentin - in the form of Poe's own stories. The young attorney realizes that he must find the one person who can solve the strange case of Poe's death: the real-life model for Poe's brilliant fictional detective character, C. Auguste Dupin, the hero of ingenious tales of crime and detection
The technologists : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
34 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,874 libraries worldwide
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 last bookaneer by Matthew Pearl( Book )
29 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
For a hundred years, loose copyright laws and a hungry reading public meant that books could be published without an author's permission with extraordinary ease. Authors gained fame but suffered financially. The literary pirates were known as bookaneers. On the eve of the twentieth century, a new international treaty is signed to stop this literary underground. On Samoa, a dying Robert Louis Stevenson labors over a new novel. The thought of one last book from the great author fires the imaginations of the bookaneers, and soon two adversaries, the gallant Pen Davenport -- accompanied by bookseller Fergins -- and the monstrous Belial, set out for the Pacific island
The Poe shadow by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,102 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 technologists : [a novel] by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 761 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 Dante Club by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 760 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 last Dickens : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 598 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 last bookaneer : a novel by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
On the island of Samoa, a dying Robert Louis Stevenson labors over a new novel. The thought of one last book from the great author fires the imaginations of the bookaneers, and soon two adversaries, the gallant Pen Davenport and the monstrous Belial, set out for the south Pacific island. Pen Davenport, a tortured criminal genius haunted by his past, is reluctantly accompanied by Fergins, the narrator of the story
Novel destinations : literary landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West by Shannon McKenna Schmidt( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Follow in the footsteps of much loved authors, discover the landscapes that sparked their imaginations, and learn behind-the-scenes stories in this second edition of Novel Destinations. Across more than 500 literary locales in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere, experience famous authors' homes, book festivals, literary walking tours, lodgings, restaurants, bars for bibliophiles, and much more
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Central to the plot is John Jasper: in public he is a man of integrity and benevolence; in private he is an opium addict. And while seeming to smile on the engagement of his nephew, Edwin Drood, he is, in fact, consumed by jealousy, driven to terrify the boy's fiancee and to plot the murder of Edwin himself. As in many of Dickens's greatest novels, the gulf between appearance and reality drives the action. Set in the seemingly innocuous cathedral town of Cloisterham, the story rapidly darkens with a sense of impending evil. Charles Dickens's final, unfinished novel is in many ways his most intriguing. A highly atmospheric tale of murder, The Mystery of Edwin Drood foreshadows both the detective stories of Conan Doyle and the nightmarish novels of Kafka. Though The Mystery of Edwin Drood is one of its author's darkest books, it also bustles with a vast roster of memorable'and delightfully named'minor characters: Mrs. Billikins, the landlady; the foolish Mr. Sapsea; the domineering philanthropist, Mr. Honeythunder; and the mysterious Datchery. Several attempts have been made over the years to complete the novel and solve the mystery, but even in its unfinished state it is a gripping and haunting masterpiece. (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) From the Hardcover edition
Dant'e k'ŭllŏp = The Dante club by Matthew Pearl( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Korean and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Ginnifer by Matthew Pearl( file )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A man convicted of murdering his wife finds an unlikely champion in this short story by the bestselling author of The Dante Club. Our narrator is a man convicted of first-degree murder with only one person on his side: Ginnifer. After seeing him on TV and becoming obsessed with the case, Ginnifer devotes herself to overturning his sentence. Eventually, Ginnifer's friendship turns into something more--but the closer they become, the more the relationship turns into a prison of its own. "Ginnifer" by Matthew Pearl is one of 20 short stories within Mulholland Books's Strand Originals series, featuring thrilling stories by the biggest names in mystery from the Strand Magazine archives. View the full series list at mulhollandbooks.com and listen to them all!
A novel by Matthew Pearl( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Edgar Allan Poe is dead. A wealthy admirer of Poe named Quentin Hobson Clark observes the circumstances of Poe's bizarre death, and resolves that he will find the one person in the world capable of unravelling such an impenetrable mystery: the 'real' Dupin - the man who was the model for Poe's fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin
Danteklubben by Matthew Pearl( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Danish and Swedish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The professor's assassin by Matthew Pearl( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Matthew Pearl's upcoming novel, The Technologists, is a stunning historical thriller based on the early days of America's great institution of learning, MIT'and a depraved killer teaching Boston to fear its own shadow. In this original eBook short story, Pearl delves further into the turbulent world of nineteenth-century academia to re-create a shocking, real-life, and all-but-forgotten crime. William Barton Rogers will one day become MIT's founder and president. But in 1840 he is still a science professor at the University of Virginia. A tall and commanding intellectual, he epitomizes the strong and liberal ways of "Mr. Jefferson's University," a controversial experiment in progressive thought and laissez-faire governance. Then a startling event rocks the school to its foundation. Riots led by masked "volunteers" have begun roiling the campus, exploiting its attitude toward discipline. When one of his colleagues is brutally slain during the unrest, Rogers must become a man of both words and deeds to capture the killer'and keep an essential institution from collapsing around him. Includes a preview of Matthew Pearl's forthcoming novel, The Technologists, which Joseph Finder calls "the best yet from a true master of the historical thriller."
Ginnifer by Matthew Pearl( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A man convicted of murdering his wife finds an unlikely champion in this short story by the bestselling author of The Dante Club. Our narrator is a man convicted of first-degree murder with only one person on his side: Ginnifer. After seeing him on TV and becoming obsessed with the case, Ginnifer devotes herself to overturning his sentence. Eventually, Ginnifer's friendship turns into something more--but the closer they become, the more the relationship turns into a prison of its own."Ginnifer" by Matthew Pearl is one of 20 short stories within Mulholland Books's Strand Originals series, featuring thrilling stories by the biggest names in mystery from the Strand Magazine archives. View the full series list at mulhollandbooks.com and read them all!
 
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Alternative Names
Matthaeus Pearl
Matthew Pearl Amerikaans schrijver
Matthew Pearl amerikansk författare
Matthew Pearl amerikansk skribent
Matthew Pearl écrivain américain
Matthew Pearl escritor estadounidense
Matthew Pearl pisarz amerykański
Matthew Pearl scrittore statunitense
Matthew Pearl US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Literaturwissenschaftler
Pearl, Matthew.
Perl, Mėtʹi︠u︡
Perl, Mėtʹi︠u︡ 1975-
Perl, Mėtʹy 1976-
Pērls, Metjū
P'ŏl, Metʻyu
P'ŏl, Metʻyu 1975-
Матю Пърл
Мэтью Перл
פערל, מתיו 1975-
פערעל, מתיו 1975-
פרל, מתיו 1975-
펄, 매튜
パール, マシュー
マシュー・パール
馬修·珀爾
Languages
English (245)
Spanish (44)
Italian (20)
Japanese (15)
Polish (15)
German (13)
French (12)
Chinese (10)
Danish (10)
Dutch (5)
Croatian (4)
Catalan (4)
Russian (3)
Swedish (3)
Korean (3)
Czech (3)
Hebrew (2)
Thai (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
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