The Hundred-Year House PDF by Rebecca Makkai

The Hundred-Year House PDF by Rebecca Makkai

The Hundred-Year House

Meet the Devohrs Zee, a Marxist literary scholar who detests her parents wealth but nevertheless finds herself living in their carriage house Gracie, her mother, who claims she can tell your lot in life by looking at your teeth and Bruce, her step father, stockpiling supplies for the Y2K apocalypse and perpetually late for his tee time Then there s Violet Devohr, Zee Meet the Devohrs Zee, a Marxist literary scholar who detests her parents wealth but nevertheless finds herself living in their carriage house Gracie, her mother, who claims she can tell your lot in life by looking at your teeth and Bruce, her step father, stockpiling supplies for the Y2K apocalypse and perpetually late for his tee time Then there s Violet Devohr, Zee s great grandmother, who they say took her own life somewhere in the vast house, and whose massive oil portrait still hangs in the dining room The Hundred Year House unfolds a generational saga in reverse, leading the reader back in time on a literary scavenger hunt as we seek to uncover the truth about these strange people and this mysterious house With intelligence and humor, a daring narrative approach, and a lovingly satirical voice, Rebecca Makkai has crafted an unforgettable novel about family, fate and the incredible surprises life can offer

Title : The Hundred-Year House
Author :  Rebecca Makkai
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Isbn : 052542668X
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 338 pages

Rating: 4.5

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