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Great House - Part II: Swimming Holes Summary & Analysis

Nicole Krauss
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Arthur reports that Lotte knew him until the very end but that she didn’t understand him. He also felt like he no longer understood her. When she died, Arthur had put an announcement in the paper with the small hope her son would attend. After the funeral, Arthur began traveling again. One night he was wakened by a fire alarm. The hotel in which he was staying was on fire. A woman died in the blaze. He remembered his lawyer and friend Richard Gottlieb asking him at the funeral if he wanted to revise his will. He had no desire to do so at that time. He decided maybe it was time to do so.

When he was back at home he called Gottlieb. During their meeting he told their friend about the child Lotte had given up for adoption...

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