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Dec 04 2015

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Reviewed by Leia Droll, Executive Director of Development, NCSU Libraries


This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a beautiful story about a boy and girl in occupied France during World War II ¬†with an unlikely connection.¬† The book, written from alternating perspectives, is rich in detail and character development, and offers a somewhat unique perspective of young people during this time. The book is difficult to put down—I read it from start to finish on a transatlantic flight and hardly noticed the long trip.