The History of Love - The Last Words on Earth Summary & Analysis

Nicole Krauss
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The Last Words on Earth Summary

Leo Gursky responds to an ad for nude models—he thinks it would be great to be seen so completely by others. He tells Bruno about the class, but Bruno thinks he signed up to see naked women. Leo and Bruno have been friends since childhood. When Bruno's wife died, he moved into an apartment upstairs. They check on one other regularly. When Leo came to America, he became a locksmith with his cousin. After his cousin died, Leo ran the business for more than 50 years, until his heart attack. Then he reconnected with Bruno.

Leo has enjoyed writing about imaginary things since childhood. As he grew older, he tried to write about reality, to fight off loneliness. He wrote three books before turning 21. The first book was about his hometown, Slonim. The second...

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