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GALORE a novel by Michael Crummey, my review

There are two epigraphs at the beginning of this marvelous novel. The first, being from Gabriel García Márquez, suggests we’ll encounter strains of magic realism in the pages ahead. The second, being from Psalms, hints that the book promises a rich language, a unique cadence and an emphasis on story as opposed to character. Both, it turns out, are appropriate. GALORE is set on “the shore” in far Newfoundland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The country is wild, … Continue reading

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OPEN CITY, a novel by Teju Cole. My Review

Here is a link to the review published in the North Coast Journal in May, 2012:  

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