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Week of July 9, 2012

In John Boyne's THE ABSOLUTIST, Tristan Sadler is delivering a package of letters to the sister of Will Bancroft --- the man he fought alongside during the Great War. As Tristan recounts the horrific details of what to him became a senseless war, he also speaks of his friendship with Will. The intensity of their bond brought Tristan happiness and self-discovery, as well as confusion and unbearable pain.