#1607 – James Lasdun

May 07, 2019 00:30:00
#1607 – James Lasdun
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#1607 – James Lasdun
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Playing out against the backdrop of Donald Trump’s infamous Access Hollywood interview and the months leading up to the 2016 election, James Lasdun’s new novel, “Afternoon of a Faun,” dramatizes one man’s search for truth after his friend is suddenly accused by an old flame – known to both of them – of sexual assault […]

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