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Poetic And Expansive, 'City On Fire' Ultimately Falls Short Of Its Reach

October 20th, 2015

Episode 338 of 550 episodes

Garth Risk Hallberg's 900-page debut novel is an intricately-plotted story set in chaotic 1970s New York. Critic Maureen Corrigan says City On Fire has much to admire, even if its ending falls flat.

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