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The Glass Room
The Glass Room
Author: Simon Mawer
Honeymooners Viktor and Liesel Landauer are filled with the optimism and cultural vibrancy of central Europe of the 1920s when they meet modernist architect Rainer von Abt. He builds for them a home to embody their exuberant faith in the future, and the Landauer House becomes an instant masterpiece.  — Viktor and Liesel, a rich Jewish mogul ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781590513965
ISBN-10: 1590513967
Publication Date: 12/8/2009
Pages: 403
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: Other Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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One of those rare books that I enjoyed reading slowly, and reading even more slowly as I neared the conclusion, just to keep it from ending. The mood, the time period, the complicated relationships - all added up to a memorable experience.
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This book was beautifully written. Yes, it's another book about Hitler's horrific impact, but the book focuses on relationships. I want to read more by Simon Mawer.
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