This is one of the strangest books I’ve ever read. And it’s strange that I picked it up in the first place.
In my business, publicists send you books, and, a few months ago, a publicist sent me two by Javier Cercas. I had never heard of him. Come to find out, he is a big figure in his country, Spain, and prominent elsewhere as well.
One of the books was Soldiers of Salamis, a novel published in 2001. (Huge bestseller.) The second was the one I’m writing about, Lord of All the Dead, published in 2017. It is now available in …
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