Algonquin

9781616209728

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Hieroglyphics

It isn’t a mystery, yet in many ways, Jill McCorkle’s novel builds like one as characters appear, reveal more of their secrets and expose their connections.

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Review of ‘Hieroglyphics’

It isn’t a mystery, yet in many ways, Jill McCorkle’s Hieroglyphics builds like one as characters appear, slowly reveal more of their pasts and secrets and eventually expose their connections and how the story fits together. Overlapping memories—of the things one tries to bury or make sense of—create layers of meaning for the characters and…

Behind the Book by Jill McCorkle

Jill McCorkle on her new novel, Hieroglyphics: “Everyone has a secret. Everyone has a memory that haunts or lingers. Everyone has a door they want to close, but for whatever reason, time continues to blow it ajar.”

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