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Review of ‘This Bright River’

Ben Hanson, the protagonist of Patrick Somerville’s fourth novel, This Bright River, is a loser. When the novel opens he’s been in jail and gone through a million-dollar trust fund—how, he can’t really say—and still doesn’t know what to do with himself. In the meantime he’s turned up at the St. Helens, Wisconsin, home of…

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