Julia Franck

Julia Franck is a German author known for her novels and short stories. She has received several literary awards, including the German Book Prize in 2007 for her novel 'Die Mittagsfrau' (The Blind Side of the Heart).


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  1. 1. The Blind Side of the Heart

    "The Blind Side of the Heart" is a historical novel that explores the life of a German woman before, during, and after World War II. The story begins with her abandonment of her young son at a railway station, then flashes back to her own childhood, her experiences during the war, and her tumultuous relationships. The narrative provides a deep and unflinching look at the psychological effects of war and the struggle for survival, as well as the profound impact of trauma and loss.

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