The Keep
The Keep

Prior to devouring every page of Jennifer Egan’s The Keep, I made the surreptitious decision to read, for the first time, Frankenstein and Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Besides similar gothic settings, the books focus on the primal need to better understand the world by making a unique contribution to it, or “to be known,” as the main trouble-maker in Egan’s book puts it. And, as each story climaxes, towards these aspirations, efforts end with deadly consequences. – Recommended by Stacey, City Lights Books

Title The Keep
Author Jennifer Egan
Publisher Anchor
Title First Published 10 July 2007
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 272 p.
ISBN-10 1400079748
ISBN-13 9781400079742
Publication Date 10 July 2007
Main content page count 272
Weight 16 oz.

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