The Secret Chord Setting

Geraldine Brooks
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Natan's home

The novel begins in Natan's home in the almond groves located near where the Temple is being built during the reign of Shlomo. The house is plain and simple, just as Natan prefers it. As he advanced in years, David gave him this home as a retreat to get away from the bustle of palace life. It is in this house, where Natan has his first vision of Shlomo and gains the knowledge that he will be crowned king. As a young boy, Shlomo comes here daily for lessons and to talk with his teacher.

The battlefield

As David seeks to establish his kingdom there are many battles to be fought. The fighting traverses many mountainsides, valleys and cities. No matter where David and his men find themselves however, the fighting is always fierce and brutal.

Hevron (Hebron)

Hevron is the city where David first establishes his...

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