The Lake of Dead Languages Author:Carol Goodman Dear reader, — Carol Goodman's The Lake of Dead Languages has become a literary classic, embraced by individual readers and book clubs alike. At once compelling, sensuous, and intelligent, it is an eloquent thriller, an intricate balance of suspense and fine stortelling. — The Chicago Tribune says, "The pleasure of a Carol Goodman novel is her en... more »viable command of the classical canon - and the deft way she [writes] books light enough for a weekend on the beach but literary enough for a weekend in the Hamptons."
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The lake in my dreams is always frozen. It is never the lake in summer, its water stained black by the shadows of pine trees, or the lake in fall, its surface stitched into a quilt of red and gold, or the lake on a spring night, beaded with moonlight. The lake in my dreams reflects nothing; it is the dead white of a closed door, sealed by ice that reaches sixty feet down to the lake's glacial limestone cradle. . . .« less