The House With a Clock in Its Walls Setting

John Bellairs
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New Zebedee, Michigan

New Zebedee, Michigan is where Lewis lives with his Uncle Jonathan. The town is fairly small, but there is a lot for Lewis to explore. The terrain is hilly, proven by the fact that they walk up a hill to reach Jonathan's house on High Street. Lewis attends school in the town and visits some specific places, such as Cemetery Hill and the Confederate monument.

Uncle Jonathan's House

Uncle Jonathan lives in this large house that has three stories and a basement. The house is an exciting place for Lewis. The house, located at 100 High Street, has a secret passage and is filled with clocks. The most important aspect of the house is that there is a ticking in the wall, which remains a mystery throughout much of the novel. The house previously belonged to Isaac and Selenna Izard, and the ticking in the walls turns...

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