The Keep

  • by Jennifer Egan
  • Narrated by Jeff Gurner, Geneva Carr
  • 8 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Two cousins, devastated by a childhood prank, reunite 20 years later to renovate a castle in Eastern Europe. The fortress has a bloody history that stretches back hundreds of years. Amid extreme paranoia and eerie silence, the men reenact the signal event of their youth, with even more catastrophic results. And as the full horror of their predicament unfolds, a third party - a prisoner, jailed for an unnamed crime - recounts an unforgettable story that brings the crimes of the past and present into stunning alignment.

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What the Critics Say

"A clever, quirky novel." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Better than Ruin

As far as I'm concerned The Keep succeeds where Ruin failed miserably. It kept the mystery going from beginning to end and all was plausible at the final page. An altogether satisfying book.
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- Carol Lemelin "seeker"

Wish I could read it for the first time again

This novel is incredibly well written. Ms Egan has a wonderful way of describing a situation and the character's state of mind succinctly and with crystal clarity. This was one novel that I was happy to finish to see what happens, but was sad too because now it's over.
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- Christie L Goodman

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-31-2007
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.