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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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display_descriptionAward-winning author Jennifer Egan brilliantly conjures a world from which escape is impossible and where the keep –the tower, the last stand –is both everything worth protecting and the very thing that must be surrendered in order to survive.
Two cousins, irreversibly damaged by a childhood prank, reunite twenty years later to renovate a medieval castle in Eastern Europe. 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 that seamlessly brings the crimes of the past and present into piercing relation.
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subject_facetCousins -- Fiction
Europe, Eastern -- Fiction
Prisoners -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
title_displayThe keep
title_fullThe Keep A Novel
The keep / by Jennifer Egan
title_shortThe keep
title_subA Novel
topic_facetCousins
Fiction
Literature
Mystery
Prisoners