The Life We Bury, by Allen Eskens: Unofficial & Independent Summary & Analysis
- Narrated by: B.Z. Kelly
- Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 01-26-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: Leopard Books LLC
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The Life We Bury, Allen Eskens' debut novel, received the 2015 Rosebud Award for Best First Mystery Novel. Additionally, the book was a finalist in five other competitions, including the Edgar® Award for Best First Novel. Eskens, a criminal defense lawyer, lives near Mankato, Minnesota, near the setting of his novel. In fact, he is also a graduate of the University of Minnesota, which the two major characters in the book attend. The Life We Bury tells the story of a young man seeking to escape the trap of his less than ideal upbringing while redeeming a dying man convicted of rape and murder 30 years before. It highlights the struggle of a young man creating his own home, an old man seeking peace at the end of his life, as well as the ghosts of experiences that haunt them.
Please note: This is a summary and analysis of the book, and not the original book.
This companion includes the following:
Summary of the chapters
Analysis of themes and symbols
This analysis fills the gap, making you understand more while enhancing your listening experience.
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Kahlier R. Hart on 07-06-17
I can't even get through the first pages
I use audible when I have down time and work and I am having a hard time focusing, as the narrator is so flat. It's actually painful listening to him.