The Book of V.

‘The Book of V’ connects its three characters’ stories not only thematically but also narratively, with a surprising yet inevitable and satisfying conclusion.

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Review of ‘The Book of V.’

Anna Solomon’s The Book of V. is painted on a much larger canvas than the author’s previous novels, each of which focused primarily on one place and time period—1880s Dakota Territory in The Little Bride and 1920s Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Leaving Lucy Pear.

The novel opens in 2016 with Lily, a 40-something Brooklyn wife…

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