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The Interview | With Catherine O'Flynn

Midlands, mystery, and a mall

CATHERINE O'FLYNN CATHERINE O'FLYNN
By Anna Mundow
July 13, 2008

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Catherine O'Flynn's first novel, "What Was Lost" (Holt, paperback, $14), is not only a convincing mystery and a wonderfully evocative picture of childhood, it is also a tremendously funny depiction of life in and around a British shopping mall, a world that O'Flynn, a former mall employee, knows intimately. Through the eyes of 10-year-old Kate, one of modern fiction's most ... (Full article: 885 words)

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