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The reader: a novel

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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 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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9780375707971
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9781415960141
9780679442790
Accelerated Reader:
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subject_facetClassics -- FICTION
Electronic books
Germany -- Fiction
Historical -- FICTION
Literary -- FICTION
Love stories
Psychological fiction
War crime trials -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Fiction
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The Reader [eBook] Schlink, Bernhard.
The reader : a novel / Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway
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topic_facetAtrocities
Classic Literature
Classics
Fiction
Historical
Historical Fiction
Literary
Literature
War crime trials
World War, 1939-1945