Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Twelve moving novels of World War II

At Off the Shelf Caitlin Kleinschmidt tagged twelve moving novels of the Second World War, including:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as they both try to survive the devastation of World War II. A finalist for the National Book Award and now the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this novel is already beloved for how it illuminates the ways, against all odds, that human beings try to be good to one another.
Read about another entry on the list.

All the Light We Cannot See is among Maureen Corrigan's 12 favorite books of 2014.

--Marshal Zeringue