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STARRED REVIEW

The Pull of the Stars

Emma Donoghue’s moving novel is a plea for an end to the inequality that pandemics make all the more stark.

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Review of ‘The Pull of the Stars’

As everyone now knows, the challenges of being a health care worker are exponentially greater during a global pandemic. As Emma Donoghue explains in the author’s note to The Pull of the Stars, her thinly plotted but moving new novel, the centenary of the 1918 flu pandemic inspired her to write this work. She couldn’t…

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