INSIDE in Entertainment Weekly



Reviewed
October 12, 2007

"Harvey illuminates the inner world of the improbably named Mister Myrden, who receives exoneration after 14 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. Released to his money-grubbing wife, roughneck friends, and resentful grown children, Myrden tries to forge a more meaningful life, a struggle Harvey beautifully captures in broken, staccato sentences. Myrden's journey goes from blue-collar bars to a snooty Toronto hotel to the Spanish countryside ("Lemon trees. Everything crystal clear at a distance. Unreal") until Harvey expertly steers his troubled, inarticulate hero toward the fate he's been tempting all along. "

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