Dan Vyleta is a Canadian novelist and historian. His debut novel Pavel & I (Bloomsbury) has gathered international acclaim and has been published in thirteen countries, and translated into eight languages.
His second novel, The Quiet Twin, was published by Bloomsbury and Harper Collins in February 2011. It was shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
Dan Vyleta is also the author of Crime, Jews, and News, Vienna 1895-1914 (Berghahn), a historical monograph that explores tales of criminality and antimsemitism at the turn of the last century.
“He noted absently that she wore nothing but a dressing gown that was belted over a cotton nightdress; to this she had added a pearl necklace to make herself more presentable. Strands of hair were curling from beneath her hairnet, iron gray. He was struck above all by the coarseness of her features, the cold, systematic manner in which she embraced her role as petitioner.” The Quiet Twin