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Review of ‘The Monsters of Templeton’

Lauren Groff's exuberant debut follows in the footsteps of notable first novels like Marisha Pessl's Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated with its blend of illustrations, photographs and text. And like the main characters of Foer and Pessl, Groff's quirky protagonist, 28-year-old Willie Upton, is trying to solve a…

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