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    Character, Plot, and Pastries: An Interview with Thom Satterlee

    ———————————————————————————— Taylor University’s Writer-in-Residence, Thom Satterlee, recently published his first novel, The Stages.  It centers around the mysterious disappearance of a Søren Kierkegaard manuscript and the death of the head of the Søren Kierkegaard Research Center in Copenhagen.  Daniel Peters, the novel’s narrator and a translator at the Kierkegaard Center, is in the middle of the investigation: first as a suspect, then as the police’s mole. His own inquiries take him from deep within the archives of Copenhagen’s Royal Library to the far end of Denmark. Daniel navigates the events through the prism of his Asperger’s Syndrome. The following interview was conducted through email exchanges between Thom and Taylor English…