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The Reader

The Reader( )
Author: Schlink, Bernhard
Translator: Janeway, Carol Brown
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
ISBN:978-0-375-70797-1
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover--then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / World War Ii
Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Schlink, Bernhard (Author)
Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany in 1944. He is a professor of law at the University of Berlin and a judge. He is the author of the major international best-selling novel The Reader as well as several prize-winning detective novels that are now being translated into English. He lives in Bonn and Berlin, Germany.

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