Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: Small 8vo
Publisher: New York: Pantheon Books, 1997.
A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket.
As part of a college class, Michael Berg is attending Nazi war trials where he recognizes one of the accused. Hanna Schmitz was twice his age when she seduced then 15-year-old Michael and subsequently disappeared. Now all these years later, Michael begins to realize that Hanna is guarding a shameful secret. The story unfolds against the haunted backdrop of postwar Germany. Translated from the German by Carol Brown Janeway. Basis for the Oscar winning motion picture starring Ralph Fiennes, Jeanette Hain, David Kross, and Kate Winslet.