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The Darling, by Russell Banks, Bloomsbury, €25.90.

7th May, 2005

The Darling, by Russell Banks, Bloomsbury, €25.90.

Hannah Musgrave, narrator of The Darling, has spent her life trying to remake herself. It's the American dream, she thinks - the real American dream.

“You can start over, disappear and reappear as someone else. You can survive the deliberate murder of your past and even attend your own funeral, and watch the mourners from the shade of a grove of trees. And when everybody has finally left,...

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