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In This Dark House

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In 1939 the influential architect Berthold Lubetkin abruptly left his thriving career in London and dropped out of sight, moving with his wife to a desolate farm in rural Gloucestershire. Life in the house the Lubetkins named “Worlds End” was far from idyllic for their three children. Louise Kehoe and her siblings lived in an atmosphere of oppressive isolation, while their tyrannical father—at times charming and witty but usually a terrorist in a

self-styled Stalinist hell—badgered and belittled them during his fits of self-loathing. Even his true identity remained an enigma. That secret was never divulged during her fathers lifetime, but Louises quest to unearth its tragic origins—her relentless piecing together of the clues she found after his death—is a remarkable story, written with extraordinary grace, style, and imagination, of an identity and a heritage lost and found.

About the Author

LOUISE KEHOE is a writer and garden designer who lives in New Hampshire. In This Dark House won the National Jewish Book Award in 1995 and, in the United Kingdom, the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize in 1997.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805210170
Editor:
Ralston, Susan
Author:
Ralston, Susan
Author:
Kehoe, Louise
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Family/Interpersonal Memoir
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography-Artists Architects and Photographers
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00x5.30x.76 in. .62 lbs.

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