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“‘Othello’ Moves to Middle School and Loses Nothing in Tracy Chevalier’s Re-telling”

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Ian is, of course, Chevalier’s Iago. He is shrewd and calculating, the ruler of the playground, his kingdom. So, ’tis “by wit, and not by witchcraft” that this sixth-grade bully causes, without regard of any harm to himself or anyone else, the destruction of Osei and of Dee

You can read my review of Tracy Chevalier’s New Boy, in the May 14 edition of the News & Observer, by clicking the image below.

New Boy

You can buy Chevalier’s New Boy at Barnes & Noble.

Written by Joe Peschel

May 15th, 2017 at 11:55 pm