I was so happy to finally receive this book , after all the hype about this new effort from Carey, a two-time Booker prize winner. His use of language and sentence structure make demands of a reader that sometimes cannot be met, and my steady diet of mysteries has softened the brain to some extent, making the reading seem more like a chore. But like most things, once you get used to the rhythm and meanings behind the words, the story is a fascinating discourse on Jacksonian America, and revolutionary France, where Olivier de Garmont is spirited away from, lest he lose his head. His
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