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Javier Calvo, Wonderful World

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Wonderful_world

Wonderful World by Javier Calvo [Harper, $28]

Javier Calvo claims to have channeled the ghost of Charles Dickens to write this postmodern thriller, and the young Spanish author tells his tale with enough brio—the cartoonish cast includes Pink Floyd-obsessed gangsters and plastic-surgery-maimed matriarchs—that you'll excuse the presumption. Timothy Hodler


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