Her restrained unvarnished prose is overwhelming.

—Nicole Krauss

A searing novella about coming of age in a land of tyranny, by one of Germany’s most brilliant young authors.

The Book of Words

Fiction by Jenny Erpenbeck

Translated by Susan Bernofsky

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Paperback (published December 1, 2007)

ISBN
9780811217064
Price US
14.95
Price CN
18
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
112

Jenny Erpenbeck

German writer and former opera director

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Her restrained unvarnished prose is overwhelming.

—Nicole Krauss