February 28, 2014 1:00 PM

Being in on ‘The Lie’ adds to the intrigue

Hesh Kestin’s novel title, “The Lie,” just as easily refers to what is lying beneath the surface, or lying in wait, as it does to a piece of untrue information. The story’s protagonist, Dahlia Barr, is a left-wing human rights attorney freshly turned chief superintendent of Israeli police — and she is consumed with each sense of the word “lie.”

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