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12th June, 2016

By Curtis Sittenfeld (The Borough Press, €20)

Curtis Sittenfeld has written one of the most solidly enjoyable novels you’ll come across this summer. In an updating of the classic novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Sittenfeld relocates to Cincinnati in the modern day, but keeps her tale of five unmarried sisters and their broke parents relatively close to the original storyline – except, of course that, this time, there are added mobile...

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