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Transcriptionist's city leaves vivid afterimages

Novels succeed to the extent that they cause us to lose ourselves, to become immersed in another world where we can watch as ghosts and perhaps be privy to the hearts and minds of others. A good book can render us invisible and alert to nuance -- an undetectable secret sharer stowing away in another's imagined universe. The truest test of whether a novel works or not lies in the ...

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