All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Free Audiobook Download by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel is a 2013 novel by Anthony Doerr. It tells the story of a blind French girl and an orphaned German boy in Germany during World War II.

Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel is an enthralling story that spans two time periods and two continents. Set against the backdrop of World War II and France, Germany, Canada, and a small German town called Saint-Malo, the book tells the story of a blind French girl who is bravely trying to save her little brother and an American soldier who has been given the chance to steal a priceless painting from Germany for himself. Their paths converge as their stories intertwine with those of others around them.

This is a story told from the perspectives of two people, one American and the other German. These two people are both blind, but for different reasons and different lengths of time. At the beginning of the novel, Marie-Laure has just been taken away from her father by the Germans and is being "coach stopped" from sight in order to learn Morse code. Werner learns about Marie-Laure through a note that she left for him before she was deported back to France.

In All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr takes readers into the life of German teenager Werner who was born in Hitler's Third Reich in 1938. Werner is on a quest to memorize every model of a military tank he can find with his brother-in-law and childhood friend, Jean-Pierre. The novel follows the trajectory of their lives from this young age up until 1945 when Nazi Germany crumbles under heavy bombardments.

An enthralling, heartbreaking novel about a blind German boy and girl who are separated from their parents in occupied France during WWII. The year is 1943. Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris and is surrounded by art and the beauty of the city. Her father teaches history at a local university and is often gone for days or weeks at a time. Fascinated by his work and that of the artists he studies, she longs for him to be home so they can talk about what he learns and what she sees as a young girl observing her city. A new neighbor suggests an early escape--though it means leaving behind her father's precious books. But this chance encounter will change everything--for them, for Europe, for all

All the Light We Cannot See is a novel by Anthony Doerr. The main character in the story is a teenage girl, Marie-Laure LeBlanc, who lives with her father and grandfather in France during World War II. When the Germans invade their town, they are forced to live in hiding, which impacts both of their lives and the rest of their family members.

Published Date 2014-05-06
Duration 16 hours 2 minutes
Author Anthony Doerr
Narrated Zach Appelman
(1678 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Fiction & Literature
Parent Category Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction

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