This novel tells the story of a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both overcome personal obstacles and try to survive the devastation of World War II. The highly acclaimed author, Anthony Doerr, uses multiple characters’ viewpoints to illustrate the way war affects lives. It is beautifully written and a memorable read.
This book was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, announced April 20! Put it at the top of your summer reading list. It’s that good.