Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). As an American who first moved to Germany as a child as WWII was ending I have had a life long struggle sorting out my feelings about Germany and its people within the context of the Holocaust.
Flights of Love book. Opinion was divided among critics and readers as to whether or not this author was playing on simplistic heart-string tuggings or whether he really had somthing new to say and an equal talent to say it. Being part of the camp of readers who were caught up in the story of 'The Reader' and waited eagerly to see just where this writer would/could go, I am happy to say that FLIGHTS OF LOVE Promises met.
He digs until he locates the sore point of our present-day world. It is a gripping, bold performance. Fascinating stories on complex issues and emotions. The author grasps them well and in depth, and sheds light on characters and events in a simple but nevertheless most impacting and sometimes devastating way.
These tales weave around the idea of love-love to seek and love to flee; love as desire, as guilt, as confusion or self-betrayal; love as habit, as affair, and as life-changing rebellion. Here his subject is not history but the heart itself, and in Flights of Love we find an assured and unforgettable view of love and its myriad difficulties. What gets in the way of the narrator's emotional life?
Perfectly crafted, intricate and haunting stories' from the bestselling author of THE READER. A mesmeric collection of stories about love.
Perfectly crafted, intricate and haunting stories' from the bestselling author of THE READER. FLIGHTS OF LOVE consists of seven stories, all of them weaving around the idea of love - why people are drawn to it and why some run away.
Format Paperback 320 pages.
About Flights of Love. His characters–men with importunate appetites and unfortunate habits of deception–are uneasily suspended between the desire for love and the impulse toward flight. A young boy’s fascination with an eerily erotic painting gradually leads him into the labyrinth of his family’s secrets
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