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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
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
Novela psicológica
Miscellaneous fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlink, Bernhard.
New York : Vintage Books, 1998
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: International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Nominee, 1999.
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.


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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Deeply moving, sensitive enough to make me wince, a Holocaust novel, but light years away from the common run -- Ruth Rendell * Sunday Telegraph * Schlink's extraordinary novel The Reader is a Read more...

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