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Author: Bernhard Schlink; Carol Brown Janeway
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Series: Oprah's book club.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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At the age of fifteen, Michael Berg falls in love with a woman who disappears, and while observing a trial as a law student years later, he is shocked to discover the same woman as the defendant in a horrible crime.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Novela psicológica
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlink, Bernhard.
Reader.
New York : Vintage Books, 1998
(OCoLC)606378994
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Schlink; Carol Brown Janeway
ISBN: 0375707972 9780375707971 0679781307 9780679781301 0307454894 9780307454898 0753804700 9780753804704 0375708855 9780375708855 9780307473462 0307473465 0679442790 9780679442790 9781439504680 1439504687 0329185195 9780329185190
OCLC Number: 39760714
Notes: "Oprah's book club".
Awards: Short-listed for Heathrow Travel Product Award: Travel Read, Fiction 2009
Description: 218 pages ; 20 cm
Series Title: Oprah's book club.
Other Titles: Vorleser.
Responsibility: Bernhard Schlink ; translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway.

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An exceptionally powerful novel exploring the themes of betrayal, guilt and memory against the background of the Holocaust. An international bestseller.  Read more...

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A stunning examination of evil, this novel explores crime and punishment, love and guilt, dignity and degradation. * GOOD BOOK GUIDE * [Schlink] explores the conflict between generations, wrestling Read more...

 
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