By Patrick Flanery
A stressful, enchanting novel approximately reminiscence, privateness, worry, and what occurs whilst our earlier catches up with us.
After a decade residing in England, Jeremy O'Keefe returns to manhattan, the place he has been employed as a professor of German historical past at manhattan college. even though cozy in his new lifestyles, and satisfied to be close to his daughter once more, Jeremy maintains to think the quiet pangs of loneliness. jogging in the course of the urban at evening, it is as if he may perhaps disappear and nobody could even notice.
But quickly, Jeremy's lifestyles starts off taking unusual turns: packing containers containing files of his on-line job are brought to his condominium, a tender guy looks following him, and his aged mom gets nameless mobilephone calls slandering her son. Why, he wonders, could somebody are looking to watch him so heavily, and, much more scary, why could they alert him to the truth that he was once being watched?
As Jeremy takes inventory of the entanglements that marked his years out of the country, he wonders if he has unwittingly devoted against the law so severe as to make him an enemy of the kingdom. relocating in the direction of a shattering reassessment of what it potential to be unfastened in a time of ever extra intrusive surveillance, Jeremy is compelled to invite himself no matter if he's "no one," as he believes, or a traitor not only to his kingdom yet to each person round him.
— incorporated in NPR's better of 2016 e-book Concierge
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I Am No One: A Novel by Patrick Flanery