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BOOK REVIEW

Exploring life, and all its madness

Geoff Dyer's new novel is set in Italy and India. Geoff Dyer's new novel is set in Italy and India. (Jason Oddy)
By Ted Weesner Jr.
Globe Correspondent / June 6, 2009

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In properly versatile hands, the loose baggy monster that is a novel can be made to demonstrate its manifold versatility. Or, as writer Geoff Dyer might put it, were he to continue to channel his karma-tuned protagonist in "Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi," a novel's true versatility becomes evident only when one is convinced of its complete and utter ... (Full article: 592 words)

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