The Reader (CD-Audio)

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    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...

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    Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany. He is the author of the internationally nest-selling novel The Reader, which was an Oprah's Book Club selection. He lives in Berlin and New York.
    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 for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to defend her innocence, Michael gradually realizes that Hanna may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder.


    From the Trade Paperback edition.

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    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9780739375952
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format CD-Audio
    Publisher Date 2008-11-25 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Random House
    Copyright Year 1995
    Height 6.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 1.25 in
    Unit weight 0.34 lb
    Language English
    Volume Number 4
    Edition Detail Unabridged
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Schlink, Bernhard

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    • The Reader

      Good price & fast service. Product as promised. New and factory sealed in excellant condition. Easy company to order from and deal with.

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    • The movie was better

      Hearing this story reaffirmed my opinion of the movie and my defense of Hanna but it wasn't as good as books I have previously read. If I read the book before I saw the movie I probably wouldn't have seen the movie believing it would not be as interesting as it was.

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