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Castle by J. Robert Lennon
 
Castle tells a terrific story, dire and confusing and convincing.” —Scott Bradfield, The New York Times Book Review

Eric Loesch, a private man with a shadowy past, returns to his hometown in rural New York, where he purchases a dilapidated house that he begins to renovate with steely determination. The adjacent woods on his property seem to beckon him, and he soon discovers a Gothic castle at the center of his land that he appears not to own. Loesch looks for an explanation, and the reader is drawn into a “terrifying and psychologically complex mystery signaling an important American writer in full command of his powers.”*

Synopsis:

In this contemporary novel about memory, guilt, power, and violence, a returning resident in a small upstate New York town sets out to explore a forbidding and almost impenetrable forest--lifeless, it seems, but for a bewitching white deer--that is the site of an 18th-century Indian massacre.

About the Author

J . ROBERT LENNON is the author of six novels and a story collection, Pieces for the Left Hand. His fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, Harpers Magazine, Playboy, and The New Yorker. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555975593
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Lennon, J Robert
Author:
Lennon, J. Robert
Publisher:
Graywolf Press
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100427
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
9.01 x 6.03 x 0.695 in

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