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Ottessa Moshfegh - Lapvona

Penguin Press

Ottessa Moshfegh’s new novel “Lapvona” brings us to a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters where a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test.

Originally aired as The Book Show 1775.

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