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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me$
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Lindsay Hallam

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781911325642

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.001.0001

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The Entire Mystery: Paratexts and the Ever-Expanding Twin Peaks Universe

The Entire Mystery: Paratexts and the Ever-Expanding Twin Peaks Universe

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(p.103) The Entire Mystery: Paratexts and the Ever-Expanding Twin Peaks Universe
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
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Lindsay Hallam

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0007

This chapter explains how the Twin Peaks universe has expanded beyond the mediums of film and television and into the areas of literature and digital media, which inspired countless works of fan-made artwork and fiction. It reviews a brief survey of some of the key paratexts that interlock with David Lynch's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, which opens up new facets and insights into the film's narrative. It also mentions The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, which was written by Lynch's daughter Jennifer and published in October 1990 in between airing of the first and second seasons of the Twin Peaks series. The chapter details the The Secret Diary's initial release that reached number four on The New York Times bestseller list during the height of Twin Peaks mania. It explains book stands as a powerful testimony of the harmful and damaging effects of sexual abuse.

Keywords:   David Lynch, Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, film, television, literature, digital media, The Secret Diary

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