I Lock My Door Upon Myself
In turn-of-the-century, upstate New York, a strange, beautiful child who wanders the countryside like a sleepwalker is married off to a coarse, much older farmer. Bitter and increasingly estranged, she falls in love with a tall, black, itinerant water diviner. When the doomed affair ends tragically, she withdraws completely.
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Review: I Lock My Door Upon MyselfUser Review - Michael Hurley - Goodreads
This is a haunting novella which, while most of the action takes place in the early 20th century, has a gothic feel appropriate to its setting in the Chautauqua region in western New York State. Its ... Read full review
Review: I Lock My Door Upon MyselfUser Review - Molly - Goodreads
not my favorite of JCO's, but compelling anyway. Read full review