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Review: Isis meets Antigone in Home Fire, a love story both ancient and modern

In her seventh novel, Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie borrows liberally from Sophocles for her modern-day narrative of family and fidelity, lent a topical touch by one character’s journey from London to fight with Islamic State

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