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Published Reviews

The Satanic Versus
The New York Times reviews
Talent? Not in question. Big talent. Ambition? Boundless ambition. Salman Rushdie is a storyteller of prodigious powers, able to conjure up whole geographies,...
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Executioner Song
The New York Times reviews
This is an absolutely astonishing book.
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Mending Horses
School Library Journal reviews
"Barker's deft sketches even endow most peripheral characters with individuality... Barker fashions a well-researched roster of circus eccentrics to serve as a...
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Mending Horses
Booklist reviews
"Barker skillfully evokes the realities of class, racial, and gender oppression in the nineteenth century through a rich cast, lifelike setting, and complex,...
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