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All The Light We Cannot See….. A Book Review

A Blind girl in 1940’s France……a brilliant orphan boy in 1940’s Germany….a rare diamond and a Nazi officer obsessed with finding it….an old, reclusive Frenchman with a powerful radio hidden away during the Nazi occupation…..  


All the Light

“All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr is the story of this diverse cast of characters (along with a numerous supporting cast as well) and the circumstances which cause their lives to intersect.  

I loved this book.  The chapters (which are brief) are told in alternating voices and bounce from the past to the present.  The writing is beautiful, the characters are vivid and the story engrossing.  What more could you ask for in a novel?



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