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The 1940s cast a long shadow in Arnott's 'The House of Rumour'
The world has hardly run out of deep, dark secrets; good luck finding out the real truth about the wars we fight, the prescription drugs we take, the food we eat. But as we learn in “The House of Rumour,” British novelist Jake Arnott's thought-provoking puzzle-book of interlocking and overlapping stories, there was nothing like the '40s for impenetrable shadows.
By Lloyd Sachs
March 23, 2013