Matthew McIntosh’s theMystery.doc asks a reader to consider what a book is, while exploring how a book can be like life. His novel represents the interaction of consciousness with life, talks to the reader in different voices, and draws from the greats of world literature. It surprised the writer. It can surprise a reader. McIntosh discusses writing to discover the thing holding us together; writing a quest novel that carries something meaningful and mysterious.
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