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How Two Novels Handle Contemporary Issues

How skillfully novelists handle contemporary issues can distinguish an average story from a very good one. Two books I read recently for book clubs help us see the rewards of mastering this aspect of fiction writing. Somebody Else’s Daughter by Elizabeth Brundage (Viking, 2008) Somebody Else’s Daughter would have been a worthwhile read had Brundage […]

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