Galore

Storytelling is one ofhumanity’s great luxuries, and you’re likely to find no contemporary novel inwhich the storytelling is more luxurious than Michael Crummey’s mythic novel ofreal and supernatural doings in a 19th-century Newfoundland fishing village.The award-winning fiction’s characters and narrative ingenuity evoke Bibletales, One Hundred Years of Solitude, and—well, all the best rewards ofbeing lost in a book.

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