Great House (Hardcover)

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Indie Next List

October 2010
The best books haunt and sometimes confuse you. They will make you think, feel, wonder, go back to earlier chapters, and finally, fully experience the story being told. Nicole Krauss's new book does just that and more. This powerful novel contains multiple stories of loves lost, families torn apart, and secrets kept and revealed. The suffering of many in Nazi Germany, in Pinochet's Chile, and those seeking a new life in Israel are woven together by the narrative thread of a stolen desk. This is a powerful book that will leave you reeling. -- Ellen Burns, Books on the Common, Ridgefield, CT


Winner of the 2011 ABA Indies Choice Honor Award in Fictio Winner of the 2011 Anisfield-Wolf Awar Shortlisted for the 2011 Orange Prize in Fictio A powerful, soaring novel about a stolen desk that contains the secrets, and becomes the obsession, of the lives it passes through.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0393079988
ISBN-13: 9780393079982
Published: W. W. Norton & Company, 10/01/2010
Pages: 289
Language: English