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MITCH CULLIN is the author of ten books, including A Slight Trick of the Mind, Tideland, and Branches, a novel-in-verse. His fiction has been translated into over 20 languages. He currently lives near Los Angeles, where he is working as a photographer while also collaborating on various projects with Peter I. Chang. He can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mitchthecullin.
"A beautiful novel about Sherlock Holmes. . . . It's what a novel should be." --The Washington Post "Wonderfully written and heartbreaking." --San Francisco Chronicle "A wise and touching examination of the human condition." --Los Angeles Times Book Review "Quite extraordinary. . . . Our hero--our eternal hero--has never been more heroic, or more human." --The Village Voice "Beautiful. . . . Cullin is an unusually sophisticated theorist of human nature." --The New York Times Book Review A beautiful novel about Sherlock Holmes. . . . It s what a novel should be. The Washington Post Wonderfully written and heartbreaking. San Francisco Chronicle A wise and touching examination of the human condition. Los Angeles Times Book Review Quite extraordinary. . . . Our hero our eternal hero has never been more heroic, or more human. The Village Voice Beautiful. . . . Cullin is an unusually sophisticated theorist of human nature. The New York Times Book Review" "Mitch Cullin has written a loving, sad tale of Sherlock Holmes in the era of Hiroshima, a Holmes who is not entirely sure of his powers, but who has come into his own humanity. When I was a child I believed that Holmes was a real person. After reading "A Slight "Trick of the Mind, I know he is." - Audrey Niffenegger, author of "The Time Traveler's Wife "As he explores the mysteries of fatherless boys and childless men, Mitch Cullin transports his reader effortlessly from post-war Japan to Edwardian London. "A Slight Trick of the Mind is both intricate and absorbing, a novel of unusual range and depth."-- Margot Livesey, author of "Banishing Verona: A Novel "What a pleasure it was to re-enter Sherlock Holmes's world, and find the aged detective as intelligent and observant as I'd remembered. In Mitch Cullin's imagination, however, Holmes is more pensive and wistful--more human--than ever before. A "Slight Trick of the Mind is an elegant meditation on memory and mortality, brilliantly conceived and beautifully written, full of subtlety and wisdom and grace." - Karl Iagnemma, author of "On the Nature of Human Romantic Interaction