Book review: Karen Thompson Walker's The Dreamers is a scattered but evocative doomsday novel

In Karen Thompson Walker's second novel The Dreamers, she taps as her source material a mystery contagious illness that leaves doctors befuddled.
In Karen Thompson Walker's second novel The Dreamers, she taps as her source material a mystery contagious illness that leaves doctors befuddled.PHOTO: RANDOM HOUSE

THE DREAMERS

By Karen Thompson

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