The Glass Room by Simon Mawer audiobook

The Glass Room

By Simon Mawer
Read by Jefferson Mays

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Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Simon Mawer's The Glass Room brilliantly evokes six decades of Eastern European history, beginning in 1930s Czechoslovakia. Jewish newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer build their dream home, and despite the low hum of the German war machine reverberating through the land, the two look forward to a life of promise. But as war becomes inevitable, their lives are transformed in profound ways. "Mawer's writing and characters are rich ."-Publishers Weekly

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A 2009 Man Booker Prize Finalist

A 2009 New York Times Editor’s Choice

A 2009 Economist Best Book

A 2009 Financial Times Best Book of the Year

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Simon Mawer's The Glass Room brilliantly evokes six decades of Eastern European history, beginning in 1930s Czechoslovakia. Jewish newlyweds Viktor and Liesel Landauer build their dream home, and despite the low hum of the German war machine reverberating through the land, the two look forward to a life of promise. But as war becomes inevitable, their lives are transformed in profound ways. "Mawer's writing and characters are rich ."-Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Simon Mawer

Author Bio: Simon Mawer

Simon Mawer is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Glass Room, which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. His other novels include The Fall, which won the Boardman Tasker Prize; The Gospel of Judas; and Mendel’s Dwarf, which was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. English by birth, he has made Italy his home for more than thirty years.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 14.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English