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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: Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2001.
Shortlisted for Guardian First Book Award 2001.
Description: 391 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rachel Seiffert.

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"The Dark Room" tells three stories: that of Helmut a young photographer in the 1930s; Lore a 12-year-old girl at the end of the war; and Micha, a young school teacher, half a century later. Between  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, she hangs Read more...

 
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