Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

The novel is a richly layered narrative about a young man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis during World War II. The story is told from two perspectives: a Ukrainian translator with a unique grasp on the English language and the young man himself who is also a budding writer. The book explores themes of memory, history, and the power of storytelling, all set against the backdrop of a tragic and tumultuous period in world history.

The 1311th greatest book of all time


Published
2002
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
276
Words
91,642
Original Language
English

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