All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr

This beautifully crafted novel is set largely in France during World War II and chronicles the intersecting paths of two ordinary people – a boy who grows up in a German orphanage and is trained as a radio specialist for the Nazis, and a blind French girl who escapes Paris with her father when the Nazis arrive and ends up in the walled coastal enclave of Saint Malo. It is a multi-layered tale written in short, crisp chapters that evoke not only the horrors of war but the decency and goodness that emerge in humanity’s darkest moments. Full of subtle and provocative subtexts, and thoroughly accessible to the reader, this book is a literary masterpiece – and one of my all-time favorite novels.

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ISBN: 9781476746586
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Published: Scribner - May 6th, 2014

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