THE READER by Bernhard Schlink

THE READER by Bernhard Schlink

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    Weight: 0.68 pounds

    THE READER by Bernhard Schlink
    Selection for July 10, 2013
    November 25, 2008 trade size paperback

    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 loverthen 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.

    Pages: 224 | ISBN: 9780307454898