BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
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MONDAY | In the exceptional Heartstone, a historical mystery novel by C.J. Sansom, the characters include King Henry VIII and his last wife, Catherine Parr. WEDNESDAY| The boys never forget a girl who disappeared in Hannah Pittard’s novel, The Fates Will Find Their Way. Wagner’s opera “Tristan and Isolde” unites four characters from different time periods in The Metropolis Case, by Matthew Gallaway. And the New in Paperback column. THURSDAY | London Labour & London Poor is a classic 19th-century account of its subject by Henry Mayhew. TUESDAY| The stories in Siobhan Fallon’s You Know When the Men Are Gone add up to an illuminating portrait of military wives. FRIDAY| In Lars Iyer’s comic novel Spurious, the narrator is in danger of losing his home to a hungry fungus. SATURDAY | The linked stories in Alice Hoffman’s The Red Garden describe a New England town over its 300-year history.
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