The Phillips Exeter Academy was the inspiration for the Devon School in "A Separate Peace," written by John Knowles, according to an essay written by Knowles and published on the Exeter Academy website. Knowles attended ... More »

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"A Separate Peace" by John Knowles is primarily about two boys, Gene and Finny, who are both enrolled at the Devon School in New Hampshire. Finny is a prankster and quite athletic, while Gene is more straight-laced and a... More »

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Finny and Gene become friends while they attend Devon School together in the 1940s in John Knowles's novel "A Separate Peace." Gene has a bit of a jealousy issue in regards to Finny, as Finny is not only well-liked but a... More »

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The critical and commercial success of his first novel, "A Separate Peace," and subsequently receiving the William Faulkner Award for the most promising novel of 1960 are some of the highlights of John Knowles' life. Kno... More »

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Finny and Gene become friends while they attend Devon School together in the 1940s in John Knowles's novel "A Separate Peace." Gene has a bit of a jealousy issue in regards to Finny, as Finny is not only well-liked but a... More »

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John Sanford drew inspiration for his 24th and final book, the autobiographical"A Palace of Silver," from his own life and marriage to Marguerite "Maggie" Roberts. The title of the book was inspired by Song of Solomon 8:... More »

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John Sandford released a science fiction thriller entitled ”Saturn Run” on October 6, 2015, which is his latest novel as of 2015. The release date for his subsequent novel is scheduled for sometime in April 2016. It is e... More »

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