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The keep: A Novel

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The author of Look at Me, a National Book Award finalist, returns with a brilliantly constructed work of intellectual suspense that takes on the lure of history, the cacophony of modern life, the power of the imagination, the meaning of escape, and the uncanny similarities between technology and the supernatural.
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9781400079742
9780792746218
9781400043927
9780307386618
9780786291953
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display_description Two cousins, irreversibly damaged by a childhood prank, reunite twenty years later to renovate a medieval castle in Eastern Europe, a castle steeped in blood lore and family pride. Built over a secret system of caves and tunnels, the castle and its violent history invoke and subvert all the elements of a gothic past: twins, a pool, an old baroness, a fearsome tower. In an environment of extreme paranoia, cut off from the outside world, the men reenact the signal event of their youth, with even more catastrophic results. And as the full horror of their predicament unfolds, a prisoner in jail for an unnamed crime recounts an unforgettable story -- a story about two cousins who unite to renovate a castle -- that brings the crimes of the past and present into piercing relation.
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subject_facet Castles -- Maintenance and repair -- Fiction
Cousins -- Fiction
Europe, Eastern -- Fiction
Large type books
Prisoners -- Fiction
Psychic trauma in children -- Fiction
Solitude -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
title_display The keep
title_full The Keep A Novel
The keep / Jennifer Egan
The keep [text (large print)] / by Jennifer Egan
title_short The keep
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Castles
Cousins
Fiction
Large type books
Literature
Maintenance and repair
Mystery
Prisoners
Psychic trauma in children
Psychological aspects
Solitude