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The Real Life of Sebastian Knight Book Review Summary

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The unnamed narrator seeks to unravel the life of the mysterious writer Sebastian Knight, who was also working on a biography on another unnamed writer. This book layers the different stories of Sebastian's life, his loves, and the search for the truth by the narrator and another biographer of Sebastian Knight. The reader is never sure who is telling the story or what is real and what is fiction.
The review of this Book prepared by Deidre Woollard








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Life of a profession:    -   writer Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scholar

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Baltic States

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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