The Damnation gameDoes anyone know what the setting of this novel is and why it is significant to the story.

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The story opens in the streets of war-torn Warsaw immediately following World War II. It is said by the narrator, who at first remains unidentified, that the streets held a few stragglers returning home to look "for lost homes, lost faces." Other parts are set in a prison and the...

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The story opens in the streets of war-torn Warsaw immediately following World War II. It is said by the narrator, who at first remains unidentified, that the streets held a few stragglers returning home to look "for lost homes, lost faces." Other parts are set in a prison and the large fortress-like estate of the character called Joseph Whitehead.

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