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Review of ‘Mercury’

Mercury, Margot Livesey’s eighth and perhaps most psychologically penetrating novel, describes a family destroyed by obsession, passion and secrecy. The fact that the object of desire is a horse does not take away from the novel’s intensity, or the depths to which it fearlessly dives. 

Don Stevenson is an optometrist; his wife, Viv, worked as…

Interview with Brian K. Vaughan

Margot Livesey’s new book, Mercury, is a story of love and obsession—but not in the way you’d expect.

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