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During a 50 years period, a gentleman farmer has combined a fabulous collection of prints. Now, after WWI, because of galloping inflation, his family is terribly in need of money. The old man has become blind but is still checking his collection everyday. Little by little, his wife replaces unique pieces of the collection by blank sheets in order that the family survives the economical crisis. Her husband, unaware of this, still presents his collection to his visitors.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Brain/Body disability?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   1 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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