All the Light We Cannot See- A Fiction Book Review by Anthony Doerr will tell you about this war novel by the American author. The novel, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, also won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in fiction. It is a war story that explores the lives of Americans during the Second World War. Despite the book’s grim subject matter, the reader will still be moved by the story.
The book’s parallel storyline of a young blind girl living in Nazi-occupied Saint-Malo is compelling and engaging. The book’s heroine, Marie-Laure, has suffered blindness since childhood and has a secret that makes her a target. Werner, who is gifted and smart, discovers that he can have a future in the Nazi army. Throughout the story, readers will be touched by the depth of the book and its portrayal of the human heart.
All the Light We Cannot See- A Fiction Book Review by Anthony Doerr focuses on the relationship between two teenagers living during World War II. The first, Marie-Laure LeBlanc, lives with her blind father in Paris. When she is 12 years old, she flees with her father to Saint-Malo and carries a beautiful necklace. Meanwhile, Werner Pfennig is raised in an orphanage.