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The Keepers of Truth Setting & Symbolism

Michael Collins (Irish author)
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Objects/Places

Bill's Mansion

Bill lives in the mansion on the hill that his grandfather built many years ago. His grandfather left a stipulation in his will that the mansion should always be occupied by a family member, so Bill has come to live here. It is also here in the mansion where his father had poisoned the dog and shot himself in the head. Last summer, when he was still going out with Diane, they spent the summer in the mansion making love. Now that Diane has left him, he lives in the mansion alone.

Bill's Backyard

After visiting Teri's trailer for the first time, Bill stumbles upon some cutting shears in the grass and secretly takes them. He does not turn them in to the police right away, but instead buries them in his backyard. After he tells Pete about the shears, they decide that it's best not...

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