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Mark Maxwell

MARK MAXWELL'S first novel Nixoncarver was published by St. Martin's Press in 1998.

The Algebra of Fiction

“Every story is an algebraic equation,” said the professor in turtleneck and tweed sport coat. “A wants B but can’t get it because of C.” I know he’s right, of course. It doesn’t much matter who or what B is. Or how C has inhibited A’s ability to get B.

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 19-JAN 20

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