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Life in the Middles Ages is more gross than engrossing in this ruthless novel

Ottessa Moshfegh's Lapvona follows the life of Marek, a 13-year-old peasant boy who lives in a cruel world of sadism and stink, cannibalism and self-flagellation.

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Life in the Middle Ages is more gross than engrossing in this ruthless novel

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