The Notebook

The Notebook

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Sent to a remote village for the duration of the war, two children devise physical and mental exercises to render themselves invulnerable to pain and sentiment. They steal, kill, blackmail and survive; others – the cobbler, the harelipped girl who craves love, the children’s parents – are sucked into war’s brutal maelstrom. The Notebook distils the experience of Nazi occupation and Soviet ‘liberation’ during World War II into a stark fable of timeless relevance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 212g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0957326696
  • 9780957326699
  • 96,870

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'Closing this chillingly unsentimental novel, I felt that it had contrived to say absolutely everything about the Second World War and its aftermath in Central Europe.' - Sunday Times
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6,825 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 44% (3,028)
4 37% (2,499)
3 13% (903)
2 4% (252)
1 2% (143)
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