A tale of obsession, possession and a mystery painting from the internationally bestselling author of THE READER.
BERNHARD SCHLINK was born in Germany in 1944. A professor emeritus of law at Humboldt University, Berlin, and Cardozo Law School, New York, he is the author of the internationally bestselling novels THE READER, which became an Oscar-winning film starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes, and THE WOMAN ON THE STAIRS. His latest novel, OLGA, was a #1 international bestseller.He lives in Berlin and New York.
For generations to come, people will be reading and marveling over Bernhard Schlink's The Reader - Evening StandardA sensitive, daring, deeply moving book about the tragic results of fear and the redemptive power of understanding. - Ruth RendellLeaps national boundaries and speaks straight to the heart... a moving, suggestive and ultimately hopeful work. - New York TimesAs compelling as any thriller - The Times on The Reader