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The Book and the Brotherhood Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

The Book

The Book is the focus of the novel. This is the book written by David Crimond outlining his vision of political and social revolution. It symbolizes the cold intellectualism that drives many of the characters, particularly Crimond. The Book is considered negative, its existentialism ending in a desire for death.

The Tower

The tower is the property owned by Duncan and Jean Cambus, located in the county of Warwick in Ireland.

Jenkin's House

Jenkin's house is a small terraced home in London where Gerard and Tamar often visit.

Staffordshire Dogs

The Staffordshire dogs are porcelain dogs owned by Jenkin.

Grey

Grey is a pet parrot that Gerard Hernshaw owned when he was a child.

College Scarf

The college scarf is an old Oxford scarf belonging to Gerard and given to Tamar Hernshaw as a talisman.

Boyars

Boyars is the familial estate owned by Rose Curtland.

Foxpath

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