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The Translation of the Bones by Francesca Kay
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Apr 02, 2012

liked it
bookshelves: orange-prize-2012, 2012-reads, src-spring-2012
Read on April 02, 2012

Liked but didn't love. Reminded me of The Submission in that it is very much a high concept novel. I did like it better than The Submission, though. Strong writing throughout, but Stella and her son struck me as a bit cliched and I never felt that Kay really got inside any of her characters.

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