The Book of Lost Things Symbols & Objects

John Connolly
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"The Book of Lost Things"

"The Book of Lost Things" is the title of this book but it is also the title of the book held by the king of Elsewhere. David believes the king uses the book for guidance in times of trouble and the Woodsman suggests the king might use it to help David get home. When David finds that book, he discovers that it's actually Jonathan Tulvey's journal and that it represents all the things he lost when he fell for the Crooked Man's trick.

Towers

Towers are seen throughout the book and are symbolic of David's life. In some cases, the towers represent something out of reach. For example, when David first sees into the world he refers to as Elsewhere, he sees a “single great tower” and hears his mother's voice from that tower. In the case of David's room at Rose's...

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