The Glass Room Setting & Symbolism

Simon Mawer
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The Landauer House/Glass Room

In a way the Landauer House is actually a character instead of a setting. The house is located in Mesto, Czechoslovakia and was built by Rainer Von Abt. The House is Liesel's dream home. Originally Viktor saw it as his family's move towards the future. Where he and Liesel could live their lives openly and freely. Instead the house becomes a stage and a place for many different people's secrets. Viktor trusts the House to hold is secret affair with Kata, Hana betrays her people and her husband with Stahl, and Zdenka falls in love in this building. The House is first used as a residence, then a laboratory, and finally a gym for children who are rehabilitating from injuries. After the Landauers leave, people always want to know about the elusive family.

Mesto, Czechoslovakia

Mesto is where Liesel, Viktor, and Hana all...

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