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The Reader (Movie Tie-in Edition)

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The Reader (Movie Tie-in Edition) by Schlink, Bernhard, 9780307473462
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  • ISBN: 9780307473462 | 0307473465
  • Cover: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 12/30/2008
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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.

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