The Reader by Bernhard Schlink Paperback Book

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Author: Bernhard Schlink

Narrator: Carol Janeway

Format: Abridged-CD, Paperback

Publisher: Random House Audible

Published: Nov 2008

Genre: Fiction - General

Retail Price: $14.99

Discs: 3

Synopsis

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.


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