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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.

DEB­O­RAH FEIN­GOLD

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