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It’s an entire world unto itself, one — not unlike our own — filled with horror, neglect, depravity, brilliance, and beauty. Epic in scope and epitomizing the “total novel,” 2666 fuses many different genres and styles to create a singular and unforgettable work of contemporary fiction. We’re taught to think of love as something that happens to us. It’s a magical but altogether passive experience.
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