La luz que no puedes ver

La luz que no puedes ver

Book - 2015 | Spanish
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"From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure. Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, All the light we cannot see is his most ambitious and dazzling work"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Barcelona :, SUMA de letras,, 2015
Edition: Segunda edición
ISBN: 9788483657614
Branch Call Number: SPA FIC DOE
Characteristics: 658 pages ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Doerr, Anthony 1973-

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LPL_IanS Oct 18, 2017

Esta novela sigue dos niños a través la dureza de la segunda guerra mundial. Marie Laure, una niña parisiana ciega, tiene que huir con su papá a un pueblo a lado del mar. Mientras Werner, un huérfano de un pueblo minero, está reclutado para asistir una escuela militar de Alemania. Los lazos entre sus vidas están sorprendentes, trágicos, y últimamente inspiradores.

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