The Names Summary
Don Delillo

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The Names Summary

The Names by Don DeLillo is a spiritual thriller that follows an American businessman, James Axton, as he becomes embroiled in a string of ritual murders in Greece and the Middle East. The book is a tragicomic meditation on the changing political and spiritual landscape of the international community at the beginning of the 1980s.

The Island, the novel's first book, begins with James living in Athens and working in the Greek-Turkish region...

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