Death Shall Overcome Summary
Emma Lathen

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Death Shall Overcome Summary

Greed is the unifying theme in Death Shall Overcome. In a sense, the Lathen novels are variations on a theme well articulated in Chaucer's "Pardoner's Tale," in which greed leads to the murder of the three principals. Lathen's personal variation on the theme is to explore the effect of greed on Americans who work for economic institutions, especially those closely connected with or influenced by the New York financial community. Such a province...

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