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Great House - Part I: Lies Told by Children - p. 109-139 Summary & Analysis

Nicole Krauss
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Isabel narrates in this section how she met and fell in love with Yoav Weisz. She and Yoav were studying at Oxford together. Leah was a student at the Royal College of Music. The house in which the Weisz siblings lived was filled with the antique furniture their father kept there. The furniture was always changing as some was crated and taken away with other pieces being added. The house was a twenty minute walk from the home in which Dr. Sigmund Freud had lived for a year before he died.

Isabel describes how Leah had made a trip to New York which had begun a silence between the Leah and Yoav, and their father. The housekeeper had quit by that point so Isabel was in charge of running errands for the siblings. Isabel finally had...

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