The Reader (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Vintage International)

By: Bernhard Schlink

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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.

Title: The Reader (Movie Tie-in Edition) (Vintage International)

Author Name: Bernhard Schlink

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Vintage: November 2008

ISBN Number: 0307454894

ISBN Number 13: 9780307454898

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Seller ID: 113427