Reader, you are in for a treat! Love, Death & Rare Books is absolutely everything the title infers. Gabe is a third-generation owner of "Chas. Johnson & Son, LTD. Antiquarian Bookstore." The love of the written word and the history of those words are in his blood. His descriptions alone of a rare and valuable book will make you want to reach out to carefully touch the delicate spine.
I fell head over heels for the people who inhabit this rare book. There is, indeed, love and death. And they are handled as reverently as a first edition of Montaigne's Essais. This story takes place in the time of emerging electronic rivals like e-books and Amazon. Gabe's navigation through times of love, loss, and literary magic are pure gold. Prepare to be entranced.