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Reminiscences of a Russian Antiquarian Bookseller Book Review Summary

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The memoirs recounts Glazer's sixty years' experience in the book world of his time and place. Glazer gives the reader a detailed account of his encounters with booklovers in all walks of life; noted bibliophiles, scholars, bookmen, writers whom he inspired with an interest for books. The many 'treasures' and private collections handled by Glazer are described in the book, mostly Russian works from the 16th to 20th century, writings of Russian authors such as Pushkin and many others.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   editor/publisher Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1900+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   Russian

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Russian City?    -   Yes Century:    -   1960's-1970's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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