Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix. Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His investigation initially leads him to a psych ward at a local hospital, where he is made to ...
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel--and soon-to-be motion picture--tells a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany. (Literary Fiction)
The film stars Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet and is directed by Stephen Daldry. The release date is currently quoted as 12th December 2008.
Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the listener, this mesmerizing audiobook--and soon-to-be motion picture--is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.
Gerhard Self, the dour, seventy-something sleuth, is back in a new chapter in the wonderful mystery series by the bestselling author of "The Reader.
A child of World War II, Peter Debauer grew up with his mother and scant memories of his father, a victim of the war. Now an adult, Peter embarks on a search for the truth surrounding his mother's unwavering--but shaky--history, and the possibility of finding his missing father.
Japanese edition of Der Vorlester or The Reader, winner of the Fisk Fiction Prize. A young man tries to make sense of human fallacies and the shame felt by the people connected to the Holocaust in postwar Germany. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
The six essays that make up this compelling book explore the phenomenon of guilt and how it attaches to a whole society, not just to individual perpetrators. Essential reading for anyone wanting to understand how events of the past can affect a nation's future.
After 24 years, Jorg, a convicted murderer and terrorist, has been released from prison. The announcement of his pardon sends shock waves throughout the country, but before the announcement, his friends gather for his first weekend of freedom.
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.