Der Vorleser

European Literature

Author: Bernhard Schlink

The theme of the book is the Holocaust and questions of guilt, as it tells the tale of Michael Berg and his affair with Hanna Schmitz, who turns out to have been a guard at Auschwitz and who later hangs herself. This edition makes the German text accessible to students, providing the full German text, with a substantial Introduction, Commentary, Vocabulary and Bibliography….Read More

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