All the Light We Cannot See
Publish date: 2014-05-06
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
, African American
, United States
, Alternate History
, Literature & Fiction
, Native American
3.5 starsThis story shows the sweetest, sadness, randomness and connectedness of people and war. I was moved by it.
If I had to give a short and personal description of this story I’d say it is a beautiful description of the horror and futility of war. All the Light We Cannot See describes events during the Second World War as experienced by two youngsters, on opposite sides of the conflict, who are victims of th...
The book was well written from the storyline to the detailed description of every situation. It kept me wanting to read further at each setting. The last chapters bought about closure without rushing the ending or giving away details before the final words of the book. I recommend it for anyone wh...
You know when you read a book and it moves you? Really moves you? That whilst you were reading it, you had to stop multiple times and just gasp in awe because of the sheer beauty of it? That you are left speechless? That's how I feel right now. I am speechless. I am in awe of how truly beautiful thi...
After seeing this book win the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and the 2014 Goodreads Choice Award for Historical Fiction, I was very surprised to stumble upon it on Netgalley. I requested it rightaway, not knowing much more of the story apar...