The Reader (Prebound)

By Bernhard Schlink, Carol Brown Janeway (Translator)

Turtleback Books, 9780613174671, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 1999

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/10/2008)
Paperback (3/7/1999)
Paperback (8/1/1998)
Audio Cassette (3/30/1999)
Paperback (11/25/2008)
Mass Market Paperback (12/30/2008)
Compact Disc (11/25/2008)
Paperback (2/1/2012)

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“This uncommonly affecting page-turner, set in postwar Germany, evokes equal depths of thought and feeling. Written in spare, keenly observed prose, it is a story of love, and of personal and historical responsibility, and the novel's wrenching moral questions still have me in their grip.”
— John Willson, Eagle Harbor Book Company, Bainbridge Island, WA
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Description

For use in schools and libraries only. At age fifteen, Michael Berg falls in love with a woman who disappears. 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.