TURN BACK TIME (06/2014)

Anthony Doerr is a multiple award winning author. His newest novel, "All the Light We Cannot See" is considered a very special read. Reviewers have labeled it poignant and often sad mixed with happiness and anger. Beautiful descriptions and elegant prose prevail throughout. Is this an epic work of fiction? Lots of readers think so....

All the Light We Cannot See

Marie-Laure has been blind since the 
age of six. Her father builds a perfect miniature of their Paris neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. But when the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a dangerous secret.  

Werner is a German orphan, destined to labor in the same mine that claimed his father's life, until he discovers a knack for engineering.

His talent wins him a place at a brutal military academy, but his way out of obscurity is built on suffering. At the same time, far away in a walled city by the sea, an old man discovers new worlds without ever setting foot outside his home. But all around him, impending danger closes in. 

Doerr's combination of soaring imagination and meticulous observation is electric. As Europe is engulfed by war and lives collide unpredictably, 'All The Light We Cannot See' is a captivating and devastating elegy for innocence.(Goodreads.com)

Barbara A is a Goodreads.com friend. Below are her comments;
"It seemed to take me forever to finish this book, but now that I have, I only want to turn back time and read it all over again. Beautiful prose. Beautiful, beautiful prose, and shimmering imagery, and all manner of technical mastery of technical material. Symbolism that spills over itself and continually reconfigures into new kaleidoscopic visions of the innermost heart and soul and mind."

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