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Click on links below for reviews and news of The Resurrectionist.

“The best novel I've read in years, and absolutely the best first novel I've ever read, The Resurrectionist is just magnificent, a masterpiece. Surprising, compelling, moving, shocking, and satisfying.”

--Chris Offutt, author of Kentucky Straight


"Matthew Guinn has done something truly extraordinary here; he's written a novel that is not only riveting and beautifully written, but one that dares to step into the long shadow of class and race in this country, a shadow into which Guinn shines a natural-born storyteller's  illuminating light. The Resurrectionist is a stunning debut."

--Andre Dubus III, author of House of Sand and Fog and Townie

"A spectacular novel that seamlessly connects fact and fiction, past and present. Matthew Guinn is a novelist who possesses that rarest and most underrated of literary gifts--how to tell a story in such a way that the reader surrenders completely to its power."

--Ron Rash, author of Serena and The Cove​

"I just finished Matthew Guinn's fine new novel The Resurrectionist with a rare sense of excitement. It's relentlessly compelling, thoughtful, intelligent and just plain wise. It's a shame Robert Penn Warren is no longer with us, because this is a book he would love."

--Steve Yarbrough, author of The End of California and Safe From the Neighbors



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