A Sudden Light Setting

Garth Stein
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Connecticut

Trevor's childhood home is only a true setting in Trevor's flashbacks, but the loss of his farmhouse is so recent and so hurtful that he has an idyllic longing for the place. It is also the place where his parents met and fell in love, so it holds even more importance.

Observatory Hill

This location is a spot on the vast Riddell estate that has a great view of the Puget Sound. It is significant because the Riddell family is buried there. The most significant is that Ben buried Harry there after his accident; when Ben died the next day, Elijah buried him next to his love. At the novel's end, Trevor takes his mother there to see Jones's grave, and she sees his ghost.

Riddell House Ballroom

This is where Trevor first feels an extra presence in the house. Samuel thinks he hears his dead wife dancing...

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