Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Book DescriptionHailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover--then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to defend her innocence, Michael gradually realizes that Hanna may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780739375952
(151mm x 127mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bernhard Schlink
Woman on the Stairs, Hardback (November 2016)
A tale of obsession, possession and a mystery painting from the internationally bestselling author of THE READER.
Summer Lies, Paperback / softback (May 2013)
"Originally published in Germany as Sommerl'ugen by Diogenes Verlag AG, Zurich, in 2010"--T.p. verso.
Gordian Knot, Paperback (January 2012)» View all books by Bernhard Schlink
A prize-winning Cold War spy novel from the author of international megaseller THE READER.
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Author Biography - Bernhard Schlink
Bernhard Schlink was born in Germany. He is the author of the internationally nest-selling novel The Reader, which was an Oprah's Book Club selection. He lives in Berlin and New York.
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