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Great House - Part I: All Rise Summary & Analysis

Nicole Krauss
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Summary

A female narrator describes her breakup with a man whom she referred to only as “R.” They’d dated two years and R felt he had a secret personality he couldn’t share with her. As a result of their breakup, the narrator stopped going out and even refused to let anyone come to see her. It was only after she walked for nearly seven hours after a rainstorm that she felt she’d rid herself of her something. The narrator speaks to a person describing how she’d been given a clean t-shirt and had that person’s blood washed from her hands. She had been advised to talk to the man to whom she relates the story of her breakup.

It was not until R’s piano was moved from the place in which they lived together that the...

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