Bowdoin's Brock Clarke Discusses Exley Influences on NPR

Story posted October 13, 2010




Author and new Associate Professor of English Brock Clarke discusses his latest book, Exley, a story of “mystery, hidden identities and secret affairs, told from the voice of a young boy and his therapist,” in a segment broadcast on NPR.

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An excerpt from the segment's transcript:

Part of the entertainment of the novel is trying to figure out who is lying about what and why. For me, it's not like a game.
It's these lies, getting underneath them, getting that the reasons behind are partly in service of a larger truth. So there is a truth in novel but truth is scary for all these characters.

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