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The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Mar 07, 1999 | 224 Pages
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    May 01, 2001 | 224 Pages

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"A formally beautiful, disturbing and finally morally devastating novel."
Los Angeles Times

"Moving, suggestive and ultimately hopeful. . . . [The Reader] leaps national boundaries and speaks straight to the heart."
The New York Times Book Review

"Arresting, philosophically elegant, morally complex. . . . Mr. Schlink tells his story with marvelous directness and simplicity."
The New York Times

"Haunting. . . . What Schlink does best, what makes this novel most memorable, are the small moments of highly charged eroticism." —Francine Prose, Elle


International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award NOMINEE 1999

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