The Lexicographer is a novel about the life of a writer coming to terms with himself. After leaving his family to the confines of a monastery he returns home to write and to become reacquainted with his family. He quickly becomes lost in the tempestuous lives of his mentally ill sisters and he discovers the police linking his father with the mysterious disappearance of three news reporters. The suspicion upon his father's questionable past, the lives of his sisters, and his own demons become the inspiration for the creation of his novel. As he writes he suddenly realizes that the situations and the characters he portrays in his book become reality and are living around him.