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Posted on: March 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Bel Canto

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by Ann Patchett

Reviewed by Janet:

An elegant dinner party in South America has a tragic end when rebel terrorists overtake the house and hold hostages, including a famed opera singer. During the lengthy hostage situation, unexpected relationships and bonds of friendship develop between the hostages, and even between hostages and rebels. A lyrically written and captivating novel of a beautiful but temporary world.

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