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Barry Unsworth

Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth

September 1, 2015

W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.:  New York 2010 (pb) Land of Marvels is a gracefully written novel set in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) in 1914.  English archaeologist John Somerville is embarking on his third season of a major excavation at…