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Caging Skies: A Novel: A Novel

Caging Skies: A Novel: A Novel (Hardback)

By Leunens, Christine

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An avid member of the Hitler Youth in 1940s Vienna, Johannes Betzler discovers his parents are hiding a Jewish girl named Elsa behind a false wall in their home. His initial horror turns to interest--then love and obsession. After his parents disappear, Johannes is the only one a...ware of Elsa's existence in the house and the only one responsible for her survival. By turns disturbing and blackly comic, haunting and cleverly satirical, Christine Leunens's captivating and masterful novel--sold in 16 countries and the basis for a major forthcoming film by Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnorak, What We Do in the Shadows)--examines this world of truth and lies, laying bare the darkest corners of the human soul.
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ISBN 9781419739088
Released NZ 6 Oct 2019
Publisher Abrams
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781419739088
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Abrams
Imprint Abrams
Released 6 Oct 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Leunens, Christine
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 297
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Dewey Code 813.54
Weight 300g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Historical fiction, Vienna (Austria), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Austria - Vienna, Jews - Austria
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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