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    “The Philosopher's Flight” , by Tom Miller
    Rarely does a novel begin with rollicking fierceness that grabs readers from its opening lines and doesn't loosen its grip or lessen its hold all the way through.
    “The Philosopher's Flight” is the debut novel from Tom Miller, an emergency room doctor from Madison, Wisconsin, and he's woven a fanciful tale set against the historic backdrop of post-World War I America.
    In the book's prologue, narrator Robert Weekes introduces empirical philosophy or sigilry - the movement of energy to produce a physical affect. Practitioners draw sigils or glyphs on...
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