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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Grouping Title keep
Grouping Author egan jennifer
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Last Grouping Update 2019-07-18 22:53:02PM
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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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publishDate 2006, 2007
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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