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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Carey, Doshi, Lyon, and More

Here’s a quick look at some notable books—new titles from Edward Carey, Avni Doshi, Annabel Lyon, and more—that are publishing this week.

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The Swallowed Man by Edward Carey

Here’s what  about : “British writer and illustrator Carey () brings his grotesque whimsy to this lackluster retelling of a harrowing episode from ’s . The story begins with Giuseppe Lorenzini having been swallowed by a giant sharklike creature. Giuseppe, who had been sailing the seas looking for his runaway wooden son, Pinocchio, takes up residence in the monster’s abdomen, finding refuge in a Danish ship the fish has also ingested. Thus sheltered and supplied (with food, drink, candles, and ink),

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