By Patrick Flanery
A captivating novel approximately reminiscence, privateness, worry, and what occurs whilst our prior catches up with us.
After a decade residing in England, Jeremy O'Keefe returns to long island, the place he has been employed as a professor of German historical past at long island collage. notwithstanding cozy in his new lifestyles, and chuffed to be close to his daughter once more, Jeremy maintains to consider the quiet pangs of loneliness. jogging in the course of the urban at evening, it's as if he might disappear and nobody could even notice.
But quickly, Jeremy's lifestyles starts taking unusual turns: containers containing documents of his on-line task are dropped at his residence, a tender guy seems following him, and his aged mom gets nameless telephone calls slandering her son. Why, he wonders, may someone are looking to watch him so heavily, and, much more frightening, why may they alert him to the truth that he used to be being watched?
As Jeremy takes inventory of the entanglements that marked his years in another country, he wonders if he has unwittingly devoted a criminal offense so severe that he could quickly be confronted together with his personal denaturalization. relocating in the direction of a shattering reassessment of what it capacity to be loose in a time of ever extra intrusive surveillance, Jeremy is pressured to invite himself no matter if he's 'no one', as he believes, or a traitor not only to his kingdom yet to every body round him.
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I Am No One: A Novel by Patrick Flanery