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The dark room

Author: Rachel Seiffert
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Dark Room tells the stories of three ordinary Germans: Helmut, a young photographer in Berlin in the 1930s who uses his craft to express his patriotic fervour; Lore, a twelve-year-old girl who in 1945 guides her young siblings across a devastated Germany after her Nazi parents are seized by the Allies; and, fifty years later, Micha, a young teacher obsessed with what his loving grandfather did in the war,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Seiffert
ISBN: 009928717X 9780099287179
OCLC Number: 59478482
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Awards: Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 2001
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2001
Description: 391 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Seiffert.

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The Dark Room tells the stories of three ordinary Germans: Helmut, a young photographer in Berlin in the 1930s who uses his craft to express his patriotic fervour; and, fifty years later, Micha, a  Read more...

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"Intensely observed debut... Perfectly balanced" * Guardian * "A startlingly powerful debut... Not to be missed" * Daily Mail * "Ambitious and powerful... Seiffert writes lean, clean prose. Deftly, Read more...

 
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