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The Reader

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 36,565 Ratings and 5,368 Reviews

Book Description
Oprah Book ClubŪ Selection, February 1999: Originally published in Switzerland, and gracefully translated into English by Carol Brown Janeway, The Reader is a brief tale about sex, love, reading, and shame in postwar Germany. Michael Berg is 15 when he begins a long, obsessive affair with Hanna, an enigmatic older woman. He never learns very much about her, and when she disappears one day, ... More
Book Information
PublisherPantheon Books
BindingHardcover (32 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages218
Publication Date06/1997
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About Bernhard Schlink (Author) : Bernhard Schlink is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Bernhard Schlink include The Reader.
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About Carol Brown Janeway (Translator) : Carol Brown Janeway is a published author, editor, and a translator. Some of the published credits of Carol Brown Janeway include Embers.
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1/5/2012 teresa d said: Among my favorite books
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