Sarah's Key (Special Gift Edition)
A young girl.A fateful key.A woman searching for the truth…Experience the novel that has touched millions.Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect... show more
A young girl.A fateful key.A woman searching for the truth…Experience the novel that has touched millions.Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families in the middle of the night. Desperate to protect her younger brother, Sarah locks him in a bedroom cupboard—their secret hiding place—and promises to come back for him as soon as they are released.Sixty Years Later: Sarah’s story intertwines with that of Julia Jarmond, an American journalist investigating the roundup. In her research, Julia stumbles onto a trail of secrets that link her to Sarah, and to questions about her own future. With more than five million copies in print and over two years on the New York Times bestseller list, Sarah’s Key has made its way into the hearts and minds of readers everywhere. Now, with this beautiful new hardcover edition, the gift of powerful storytelling can be shared with the ones you love.
Publish date: 2011-10-25
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, World War II
This book, is probably the most moving story that I have ever read in my entire life. I had tears in my eyes the whole way through and am not ashamed to say that I balled like a baby through several parts of the story. It was unbelievably well written and touched you right to the core, I couldn't he...
I found this book amazing yet sad. It is hard to believe how cruel humans can actually be. I read a lot of books and many I sell or give away after I have read them. Not this one, it is a keeper.
I am about 100 or so pages into this book and the more I read, the more I dislike it. Whreas, I think the topic is interesting and should be written about, I don't think de Rosnay really delivers. The writing is choppy and without nuance. The characters are flat and uninteresting. The Julia char...