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The Rabbit Hutch

Despite its doomed Midwestern setting, Tess Gunty's debut novel makes storytelling seem like the most fun a person can have.

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Review of ‘The Rabbit Hutch’

Christian mystics are a point of obsession for the hero of Tess Gunty's debut novel. "They were spectacularly unusual," Blandine gushes early in The Rabbit Hutch. They loved suffering, she says. "Mad for it."

She's especially interested in Hildegard of Bingen, an abbess, polymath, composer and…

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