Lanny Summary
Max Porter

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Lanny Overview

Lanny is a novel by Max Porter. The novel takes place in a village in the English countryside. The story follows a boy named Lanny, his parents, and a friendly neighbor named Pete. As the four of them navigate the vicissitudes of life in the village, a strange folkloric figure called Dead Papa Toothwort watches from afar, developing a possibly sinister fixation on Lanny. The novel explores themes of parenting, alienation, community, history, and the unknown.

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