In Times of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge audiobook

In Times of Fading Light: A Novel

By Eugen Ruge
Read by Simon Vance

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11.61 Hours Unabridged
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A terminally ill German man revisits his family's history. His grandparents helped build the East German socialist state; his father was in a gulag for criticizing the Soviet regime; his son wants to forget the political struggles of the 20th century in t

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Summary

Summary

A terminally ill German man revisits his family's history. His grandparents helped build the East German socialist state; his father was in a gulag for criticizing the Soviet regime; his son wants to forget the political struggles of the 20th century in t

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A haunting and eye-opening book.” Joan Silber, author of Ideas of Heaven and Fools
“Ruge takes full advantage of the varying viewpoints to display, impressively, the density of family life.” Kirkus Reviews
“[An] evocative family chronicle…full-bodied storytelling with an enlightening sense of modern history.” Publishers Weekly
“There isn’t any nostalgia here, just a deeply plaintive examination of personal and political tragedy.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Eugen Ruge

Author Bio: Eugen Ruge

Eugen Ruge won the 2011 German Book Prize for In Times of Fading Light, his debut novel, which became a bestseller in Germany and has been translated into twenty languages. He lives in Berlin, Germany.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 11.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English