All the Light We Cannot See
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"WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II 'Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.' For Marie-Laure, blind since the age of six, the world is full of mazes. The miniature of a Paris neighbourhood, made by her father to teach her the way home. The microscopic layers within the invaluable diamond that her father guards in the Museum of Natural History. The walled city by the sea, where father and daughter take refuge when the Nazis invade Paris. And a future which draws her ever closer to Werner, a German orphan, destined to labour in the mines until a broken radio fills his life with possibility and brings him to the notice of the Hitler Youth. In this magnificent, deeply moving novel, the stories of Marie-Laure and Werner illuminate the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another." (bokus.com)
I´m often drawn to books about WWII, for better and for worse. I really enjoyed this novel that managed to show two sides to a story without getting too mushy about it. It tells about children that have very little power to make own choices in life, especially in war. I really really want to go to Saint Malo because of this story.
Journal Entry 2
Chalmers, Busshållplatsen Sven Hultins gata in Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden on Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Released 9 mos ago (8/11/2021 UTC) at Chalmers, Busshållplatsen Sven Hultins gata in Göteborg, Västergötland Sweden
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